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Kale & Beans

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 13:15
Bob, I bet it looks really good too when the beans are in full flower.

Kale & Beans

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 08:59
Bob do you nip out the tops of the beans very early? My sweetcorn is about 3ft high at the moment but my beans are near the top of 7ft poles. Do you grow them as a later catch crop when the sweetcorn has grown to full height.?

onions

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:13
I wait until the foliage starts to fall over, I lift them carefully trying to avoid bruising the neck or bulb. If the weather is dry I lay them on wooden pallets to dry for a week or so. Once the foliage has dried I bring them indoors and store in onion bags. I wont be doing this until late Aug as the bulbs are still swelling at the moment though I will pull some for use straight away.

Which netting /mesh for growing brassicas?

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:40
Scaffolders debris netting is the best stuff I have tried. It is very strong and close weave mesh. If you buy it in a roll its cost effective as it will last for years.

Quotes

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 20:36
"Never argue with an idiot, they 'll bring you down to their level and beat you with experience"

Veg seeds to sow now...

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 16:34
Chinese cabbage and pak choi will go in the space where my broad beans and mange tout have just been cleared. Hope to try japanese onions and will sow broad beans in Oct.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 16:20
At last some rain, its been threatening all day but hope this lasts for a while as we need it.
Nice bonus today getting 10 used scaffold boards for ??18, should get a couple of raised beds out of them.

What's wrong with my beetroot

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 17:31

Its more a question of drainage, no plants like to sit in water. They dont want to be under cover.

What's wrong with my beetroot

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 17:25

The soil looks very wet, once they are past the seedling stage you should cut back on the watering to encourage the roots to look for water lower down.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 17:00

Raspberry vodka, I know someone who would love that Dove. How is it made if I can ask.

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