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New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: Yesterday at 17:41

Lovely looking plot GWRS, planted out some French Beans today and did some weeding. Plot is gradually filling and I reckon by the end of June it will be full. 

Best Plant for the Bathroom?

Posted: Yesterday at 17:34

We've had a pitcher plant in our North facing bathroom, it thrives on neglect.

When is it best to Weed

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:44

Hoeing, not 'going' 

When is it best to Weed

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:43

If you're going its best to do it when it's dry, that way any weeds lifted will wilt and die. Handweeding is easier on damp soil.

Brasica protection needed

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 17:46

Oops, ' fine mesh' .

Brasica protection needed

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 17:45

Get some debris netting, it is fone esh but very strong and UV resistant so lazts for years. I've used it to nwt my cabbages for 5 yrs now and so long as you peg it properly then it works a dream.

pet companions

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 17:06

My dog Floss a 9 month old BC and my sisters 14 yr old lab retriever Tammie, they'd just been out for a walk in sight of Snowdon.

pet companions

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 18:38

A 9 month old Border Collie called Floss. Complete bundle of energy.

what is best - indeterminate or deteminate tomatoes?

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 07:31

Agree with Dove, I find bush varieties do better outside for me than the cordon type. You could try an experiment with Gardeners Delight which can be grown either way and see which is better for .


New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 11:13

I hope the GW team are listening to the members on the forum. This is a really good site but it's in danger of losing its contributors if it doesn't act to repair the damage.


It's so nice to pop in here and check on people's progress, achievements and sometimes the disasters which befall us all. 


Why is it that so many times 'change' is seen as progress, when what is needed is evolution not revolution.


On a gardening note I've put out my brassicas, a mix of Calabrese, Savoy's, Summer cabb and Sprouts. All tucked away in a butterfly proof enclosure. Also planted out my Celeriac as forecast is for warm nights now and as I'm off to Wales for a week on Sat, they will fair better in the ground than left in pots.


Fingers crossed that these issues are resolved.

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