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Posted: 07/04/2014 at 16:03

No sorry, I bought them from B&Q last year, they were on offer £2 each. so I bought as many as I could fit into the car. I also bought some grape vines for £2, they all just looked like little sticks in pots. But I make my own hydroponic chemicals and it's like magic tonic, It seems to make everything flourish.

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Posted: 07/04/2014 at 10:50

No. it's not heated. but if it was going to be a cold night i would take them into the house and put them back out in the morning. And the light I have is 120w from lightwave. I've put it in a old wardrobe in my bedroom. And the compost is 100% peat moss from Lidle it cost £2 per 35L. The thing that was the most expensive was the wooden planks for the polytunnel, they were £4 per 10 foot. But they are pressure treated and should last a while.  

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Posted: 07/04/2014 at 10:38

And here it is!!

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Posted: 07/04/2014 at 08:48

I think i've found what looks to be my first tom of the year. Hmmmmm! lovely 

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Posted: 06/04/2014 at 21:01

Thanks for all your good comments. Its taken me 6 months of back breaking digging to turn this piece of waste land at the bottom of my garden into something productive.

I started my tom's off indoors last December under lights, they have been living in my greenhouse for the last month. I grew them from seeds I got out of the large beef tom's from Tesco's. I'm just fed up with paying 75p for one tomato.  

what is this grub??

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 19:20

no sorry, It was supper for some hungry bird!! oops!

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Posted: 05/04/2014 at 19:11

This is what's kept me busy this week.

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 My son insisted he was in one of the pic's

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 some of the greenhouse with the hydroponic set up. as you can see not all of them are occupied.

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 some pic's of my raised bed's.

 

 

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 Not everyone was so willing to have their pic taken! lol

 

what is this grub??

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 18:47

O.k, that's what i thought.

 

what is this grub??

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 18:34

I found this grub eating my apple tree so i had to cut it down to prevent it spreading to my other fruit trees. but i really don't know what sort of grub it is. I live in east Anglia u.k and the closest match i can find is a tree boreing grub from america. Please can someone HELP!!

Thanks.

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elephant

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 16:03

hi i'm new to this site. but i've been growing for many years now. i just wondered if anyone could help me. this year is the first tims i've tried to grow elephant garlic, at the moment i have them in a heated green house. i just wondered if anyone could tll me the lowest temp they will survive at. my greenhouse is heated at about 20'c at the moment but i would like to harden them off so they can go outside.

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I thought I would put mt tom's in as it's been so mild 
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what is this grub??

found in my apple tree! 
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elephant

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