scroggin


Latest posts by scroggin

1 to 10 of 1,148

RHS Wisley Event Calendar

Posted: Yesterday at 12:20

We're regular visitors to Wisley, on Monday I took a picture of the Plant Society calendar. It might be of interest to some people who specialise. 

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 15:50

Hope everyone has a lovely trip on Thursday, the snowdrops were at their peak at Wisley today. They dont the have huge drifts there but all the same still beautiful. As well as the snowdrops there were some beautiful displays of crocus and the scent from the Daphne's was gorgeous.


Another highlight is the Alpine house, always a riot of colour at this time of year.

First Greenhouse and base

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 15:39

Hi Shep's, the foundation under the slabs is more important than the slabs themselves. Make sure it's as level as you can get it and firm it down well before laying slabs. You have a choice of mixes. I layed mine on a dry sand/ cement mix. 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 19:12

Glad you're feeling better GWRS, hope the fly tippers stay away Terry. Managed a couple of hrs on the plot today, really nice in the spring warmth.


Mulched the fruit bushes and weeded a section where I grow cutting flowers. The Rhubarb is sticking its head above ground, looking forward to the first crumble of the year. 

Good hygiene...

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 07:59

If it was club root then the cysts survive in the soil, if all soil has been cleaned off I would say you will be fine. Years ago I had 2 separate allotments and one had club root, I never clean my tools to that degree and club root didn't appear on the other plot.

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 15:43

Lovely weather this afternoon, spread some manure on one of the beds. A bit of weeding around the fruit bushes before I mulch tomorrow. My autumn sown sweet peas are coming along nicely, hardening off in the cold frame. Dug a few Parsnips, just those and a few Swedes left on the plot.

pet companions

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 19:55

So sorry to hear your news Logan, our thoughts are with you.

pet companions

Posted: 16/02/2017 at 12:18

Glad Bracken is a bit better, fingers crossed the improvement continues.

Growing sweetcorn in container ???

Posted: 16/02/2017 at 09:09

As Buttercup says they need to be grown in blocks, in a tray like that I wouldn't have more than 2 so you would need quite a few trays. They also need lots of water and because of shallow roots can dry out very easily. 


Much better grown in the soil or raised bed.

pet companions

Posted: 16/02/2017 at 06:19

Logan, my thoughts are with you and Bracken.

1 to 10 of 1,148

Discussions started by scroggin

RHS Wisley Event Calendar

 
Replies: 0    Views: 43
Last Post: Yesterday at 12:20

Landscape photographer of the year

Replies: 5    Views: 414
Last Post: 23/11/2016 at 12:32

BBC Countryfile Ramble

 
Replies: 2    Views: 452
Last Post: 07/11/2016 at 17:29

Books, catalogues, magazines or digital?

 
Replies: 16    Views: 585
Last Post: 20/10/2016 at 17:48

Gardens and Parks with Autumn colours

 
Replies: 4    Views: 318
Last Post: 14/10/2016 at 22:27

Wish lists

 
Replies: 15    Views: 571
Last Post: 01/10/2016 at 19:44

Blackberries

Late ripening? 
Replies: 1    Views: 192
Last Post: 30/07/2016 at 12:23

Bluebells

First bluebell of the year 
Replies: 3    Views: 335
Last Post: 27/03/2016 at 11:34

Favourite Winter Vegetables

Replies: 10    Views: 944
Last Post: 22/02/2016 at 22:34

Stihl strimmer recall

Replies: 0    Views: 458
Last Post: 13/02/2016 at 17:42

Sprouts! Yes or no?

Replies: 41    Views: 1798
Last Post: 21/12/2015 at 20:14

Favourite native mammal?

Replies: 48    Views: 2287
Last Post: 03/08/2015 at 20:43

Favourite gardening activity

Replies: 42    Views: 2225
Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 12:12

Good year for sweetcorn?

Replies: 21    Views: 1299
Last Post: 22/08/2014 at 10:56

What's cropping in your veg patch?

Replies: 9    Views: 792
Last Post: 15/06/2014 at 20:06
1 to 15 of 24 threads