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Off on our jolly's

Posted: 30/05/2015 at 10:18

Yes folks husband and I are off on our Jolly's to Herefordshire in a weeks time. Could any of you recommend Gardens to visit whilst down that way?


Posted: 21/05/2015 at 11:55

I've planted a goji berry not sure what they grow like (it's looking quite healthy) not sure what to do with the fruit either! suppose I'll google it if I get some fruit.

last frost

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 11:52

there's the saying, "Never cast a clout 'til May's out" I think I'd be tempted to wait a week or two.

Shy raspberries

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 11:49

Hi LeifUK, I planted some All Gold end of last year they are just starting to show signs of life now. Being new to it all I'm thinking they are just making root and not expecting any fruit this year!

Confused about cucumbers!

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 08:50

Thanks Fb, I'll look at them a bit closely all the ones I can see atm have little cucumbers forming. Do the male flowers tend to stay closer to the main stem?

Confused about cucumbers!

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 08:14

Good morning fellow growers. This is my first year growing Fruit and Veg on an allotment. I have in my greenhouse Cucumbers (Telegraph Improved). According to the packet it's telling me to remove male flowers before they open to avoid bitter fruits. Firstly how do I tell which are male and female flowers? and secondly I thought you needed to pollinate the female to produce the fruit? I'm a little confused.

Any help?

What Seed Potatoes do i get?

Posted: 25/03/2015 at 11:54

I'm one of about 3 women on our allotment and every other bloke has a different idea. Being a woman I'm following my gut instinct. after all what's the worst can happen? I'll laugh if mine grow better! I miss read my carrot seed packet, [ sew in rows 30cm (1') apart] can you see what I did?

I love this gardening game tee hee

Beetroot and radishes

Posted: 25/03/2015 at 11:46

I bought some beetroot seeds yesterday "Bolthardy" I'll let you know how mine fair

Beetroot and radishes

Posted: 25/03/2015 at 11:41

not sure how this quote button works!

I just made a simple cloche by using canes with a bit of hosepipe bent over  and pegging the fleece down. I live near the north east coast so it can get rather chilly here. I wouldn't have expected it to bolt either if that's what it implied on the packet!

Cheers for the link obelixx

Sowing tomatoes cold greenhouse

Posted: 25/03/2015 at 11:34

uh oh I took my off the ball. Kept my toms and Cucumber in a warm dark place a week ago


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Off on our jolly's

Recomend gardens to visit? 
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Confused about cucumbers!

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Does anyone know when...

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Carrot bed

What is a good mix of soil? 
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Glass V Polycarbonate Greenhouse

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I love bees but

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Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Seriously Ideas please? 
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Iris Flower Stalks

What do I do with them? 
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Ladybird Survey

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What's your Flower of the moment?

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Newbie Introductions

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