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Posted: 17/02/2017 at 19:55

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

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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.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/02/2017 at 18:45

Glad to see you back Verdun. We're a few weeks behind you here but it's nice to hear spring's on it's way. Snowdrops are blooming nicely but the staffs are still just budding. Did see the bluebells poking their leaves through.

pet companions

Posted: 14/02/2017 at 18:39

Glad to hear Bracken is eating better. Obelixx, Floss is a tomboy too, nail varnish wouldn't last 5 mins.

Sweet peas

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 15:19

Though hardy the one thing that sweet peas don't like is cold biting winds, they can get severely knocked back. If they're autumn sown they should be OK to go out mid to late March after they've been properly hardened off.

To protect against harsh winds you could create a wind break using fleece. This will protect them until established.

Just make sure that the soil is well enriched with organic material before planting.

pet companions

Posted: 12/02/2017 at 17:54

Don't be fooled Joyce, 20 mins later she was asking to go out again.

pet companions

Posted: 12/02/2017 at 17:26

Floss ' chilling ' after her morning walk 

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Posted: 12/02/2017 at 07:33

Poor Bracken, hope he gets his appetite back and the tablets help get him on the mend.

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