Latest posts by wrinkly1


Posted: 22/07/2014 at 21:57

has anyone out there tried a firm called realseeds. it,s a heritage firm where you can save the seeds every year. looks interesting.  thaks for any feedback.

Planting this year after potatoes

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 19:28

i,ve just sown a row of kohl robi . it say/s on packet o/k for july sowing.and is a quick grower.  hey. whats to lose. cheers wrinkly.1. 

Veg seeds to sow now...

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 16:35

2 years running i,ve grown japanese onions. none seem to go to seed and do really well. i,m lifting them now.and fill the gap to summer ones

Cheap alternative for basket / trough liners?

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 22:13

black weed suppressant works for me.


Posted: 25/06/2014 at 19:46

i grow cosmos every year. they always die off.

Flowers but no potatoes

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 13:34

new one to me. did you have any feed under them. too much nitrogen would give big tops.. keep us informed please.

Chomped onion tops!

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 12:52

with me it,s pigeons. i didn,t think they would appeal to them.i should have netted them. my fault.

Where's the radish?

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 12:36

i think it,s just one of them years. i,ve never ever failed in the past to grow lots of them.. this years been a disaster for me.theres been a lot of hot days l. and they don,t like to much heat.

wilting leaves on runner beans

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 18:23

david k. is right. runners hate being disturbed.just grow in a large pot or m/t.toilet roll..whenabout 4 ins. high transplant into growing site.  p.s. wait till ground is warm.good luck.

never grown carrots and carrot fly

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 18:52

has anyone grown carrots in a polytunnel. and with what results. it might keep out carrotfly.

Discussions started by wrinkly1


pelleted seed 
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seed company 
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damping off 
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monty don

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raised bed

top dressing 
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privet compost

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all leaf . no radish. 
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holes in leaves

french beans 
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aldi easter monday.

bedding plants 
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is it worth it 
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lime query

safe or not. 
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