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BBC Gardening Arrivals - Meeting Point

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 18:35
Yep! I'm here too Dipped my toe in the water and answered a couple of questions to see how things work! Seems to be a bit lumpy to me, but perhaps when I get around the site a bit things will smooth out. Looking forward to the " Craic"

Fertilisers

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 17:14

To ease your confusion this link might help;

http://www.thegardenersalmanac.co.uk/Data/Fertiliser/Fertiliser.htm

Liquid growmore from memory is a balanced fertiliser 7:7:7, whereas 6X is a high nitrogen fertiliser (6:4:3) and horse manure is a soil improver.

OK it will contain some nutrients but these are immeasureable so I tend to ignore this.

Based on your growing list; Yes I think you should invest in Tomato fertiliser you will need it when your tomatoes, chillies, peppers and Strawberries come into flower and set fruit. The others should not need anything if you have prepared your soil well before planting out.

I hope that helps....Tg

Starting off Dahlia tubers

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 16:37

I am looking for clues

You say you have them sitting in trays on top of damp compost in an unheated greenhouse.

Are they new tubers or tubers you have saved through the winter?

If new! then it might be too cold for them and it all depends on how damp is 'damp'!  If they are too damp this can make things cooler still, I have an expression to describe this and that is they want to be the damp side of dry if that makes sense!

If they are saved tubers how did you keep them through the winter?

They've been there for a month and I thought they'd have shooted by now.

I would have thought so too!

There are some pictures here on how I do it;

http://www.thegardenersalmanac.co.uk/Data/Dahlia/Dahlia.htm

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