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Latest posts by scroggin

Seed sowing.

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 21:24
Unless you're sowing seeds on an industrial scale I can't see how they help.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 19:22
Planted my runner and French beans on the allotment, tidied and weeded polytunnel and some more weeding on the allotment. Sowed some perrenial flower seeds and put fleece barriers around carrots to keep out carrot fly

runner bean seeds

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 17:09
Oops, I meant last ' years' ...

runner bean seeds

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 17:09
Logan, I don't anymore but it was last Yeats seed so used it up. I use an online company that is a fraction of the cost of most and so far the results are really good.

runner bean seeds

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 10:41
Just planted mine, Armstrong and White Lady. They did well last year. Better germination with Armstrong than White Lady, both last years seed, but White Lady was T&M!

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 08:16
Time for a couple of hrs on the allotment, beans to plant and weeding to do, then off to our local village fete.

What is this flower please

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 19:21
They readily self seed so if your neighbours gardens have any then its likely that they've come from there.

Time to plant out runner beans?

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 14:06
They should be OK, I plan to plant mine out this weekend, for the first week I will wrap fleece around the canes to stop them getting checked by any cold winds.


Posted: 19/05/2015 at 17:53
I grew some Glaskins Perpetual from seed last year, really easy. I started them in modules in an unheated polytunnel in mid April, they took about 2 to 3 weeks to germinate. Potted them on through the summer and planted out in Aug. They have overwintered and formed really healthy plants. These were bought seeds not collected from the plant, at ??1 a packet it was a bargain

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 19/05/2015 at 12:02
Constructed another raised bed, fill with mixture of well rotted manure and topsoil ready for my sweetcorn. Planted out savoy cabbage on allotment, getting very full already and dug holes for courgettes and squashes and filled with manure.

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