Zoomer44


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New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 20:55

I'm not getting notifications either, pressing the icon possibly wasn't the answer...


Went to water again this evening. I've taken alot of seedlings out of the GH, sprouts,  broccoli, spinach, chad, pea's, sweet pea and more, it's to hot for them during the day.


Ever so pleased, 16 out of 26 dahlia tubers have leaves. Don't want to tempt fate and take cuttings so they'll be planted out as they grow :)

Garden Kneelers

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 20:32

I have one similar to pink Lillie's except mine is made of metal, it cost less to, they can be bought in this country. It folds up and doubles up as a seat when turned the other way.


Try googling garden kneeler...

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 23:35

Hi you guy's, if you want to continue to get e-mails notifications for favourite threads me thinks you need to click on the 'follow' icon at the top of the thread. 

Turn the screen down

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 23:19

It's OK on my phone, not yet seen it on the laptop. Not very impressed.. 

Sunflower growth and transplantation advice!

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 23:08

You could plant some out now providing they are covered. I use plastic pop bottles cut in half with a hole in the top or top left off. 


You will be surprised, I planted out about a dozen a couple of weeks ago, and there's been frost here in the NW, they are growing out off the pop bottles. 


Don't plant them all out, you'll then have some in reserve just in case the first lot are caught by a late frost.

Cherries, Damson, Nectarines

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 22:07

I planted two cherry trees in the autumn and am growing as fans. Both are doing remarkably well one's almost in blossom.

Fruit, Vegetables and Old Bonfires

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 21:27

Fruit, Vegetables and Old Bonfires

Posted: 03/05/2016 at 22:18
Good advice from above.

Just to add, rake the ashes to sped over more ground. I used one area on the allotment to burn stuff, it did kill surface weeds and all the life in the top soil ie worms but a thick layer of well rotted muck soon brought back worms..

That was last year, re located raspberry's are doing really well, so to are autumn planted fruit tree's in the area. Happy growing

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 03/05/2016 at 21:54
Scrggin. Have a nice holiday.

I'm going away in a couple of weeks. The guy on neighbouring plot is going to water my plants in GH.

Didn't know pigeons liked plum blossom. Mine isn't in flower yet but both Cherry trees are almost flowering.

Hi, GWRS.

It was a wet weekend here so used my allotment time potting up in the GH.

Anyone brave enough to plant out runner beans yet?

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 13:14
I haven't sown any yet! No room in the GH.

Discussions started by Zoomer44

Making compost

 
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Gooseberry pruning...

The bush is heavy with berries.. 
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Fences and covenants...

Are covenants legally binding... 
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Sharpening tools...

Tips welcome... 
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Best site for asparagus...

Multiple choice Q...no ideal site...a case of...best of a bad lot...  
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Growing asparagus...

Any tips... 
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New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Just signed up for a new allotment...OMG...  
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Re planting fruit tree's...

I planted a plum tree last year in what was the right spot.... 
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Shredded pine leaves....

Can they be used as a mulch round blueberry bushes. 
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Weed wands...

Do any posters use them... 
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Poorly dwarf apple tree

I uncovered a dwarf apple amongst brambles last year.... 
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Shed of the year...

Did anyone else watch the programme this evening... 
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Growing globe artichokes...

I'm growing them for the first time... 
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Currant bushes ...should I be worried...

New shoots on my currant bushes are bubbly. The bubbles are orange/brown making the leaves start to shrivel... 
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Growing lillies.

A Q about used compost...  
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