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Parsnips

Posted: 29/09/2017 at 19:17

Do you thin them out? If they're overcrowded they will produce lots of leaf but won't have space to develop good roots.


Root crops benefit from a phosphorus based feed, if fed with a nitrogen based feed they may produce lots of leaf to the detriment of the roots.

Desert Island Gardening Tools

Posted: 29/09/2017 at 08:00

Fork, spade and hoe. But then it's a 'desert' island so they won't be any use so in that case a chainsaw, machete and axe to help make a shelter if there any palm trees of flotsam and jetsam.

Last edited: 29 September 2017 08:06:55

Help identify this tool

Posted: 29/09/2017 at 07:32

Maybe it's some kind of wire tensioner used to support the raspberry canes? Too poor a photo to have much of an idea, sorry. 

Sweetpea Advice Please

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 19:39

Thanks Fairygirl, nice pot by the way.

Sweetpea Advice Please

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 18:31

Thanks Fairygirl. I've just ordered my sweet pea seeds and I went for Eagles highly scented collection. Dorothy Eckford is in the collection


What size pot do you use? I normally grow mine on the allotment but a large pot near the front door would be nice too.

pet companions

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 17:53

 Floss making sure we don't go anywhere without her knowing by sleeping on her mum's foot. 

Upload images?

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 14:14

At the top right hand corner of the message box you will find a camera icon. If you click on this it will take you to your browser where you can upload from your pictures. 


This site seems to have a limit on the file size that can be uploaded. Under 2MB and it should load ok, as most modern phones and cameras produce bigger files, you will probably need to reduce the file size.


If it's the correct size then a progress bar will appear along the bottom of the message box, showing that the picture is uploading.


Hope that helps.

Sweetpea Advice Please

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 13:21

Fairygirl, the reason I mentioned Eagle was more for growing advice. They give a good straight forward guide on their website. They do supply a good range of seeds aswell, but as you say, so do many others..

The dreaded 'C' is back

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 07:26

Best wishes Mike

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 26/09/2017 at 20:26

Hi Geordie, welcome to the forum. Look forward to hearing about your plot.

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