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. Also, I recommend warming areas of your plot with cloches or polythene for a few days before sowing - it makes an amazing difference to germination.Most of the plants in my garden will benefit from a good feed during spring. Not just young plants
for specimen plants.AdamIf there’s a chance of frost, pot these on rather than planting them straight outside.A couple of weeks after potting on, both mini- and standard plugs will benefit from feeding. Compost contains some fertiliser, but you’ll get better
each tomato plant. Push the pot into the compost.Add a 2-3cm layer of compost to the pot every 10-14 days, until full. Try to water daily and liquid feed every week.
Growing pumpkins is easy and great fun. Pumpkins are rampant growers so they benefit from a large root run, plenty of moisture and regular feeding. For this reason, they are best grown in the open ground, or a large half barrel. When planning your
compost drying out and after 4-6 weeks add a weekly liquid feed using a general fertiliser to promote strong and healthy growth.
robins were collecting material but now just the one flies to and from the shed with insects to feed the other one, so Chris assumes the eggs have been laid and the female is brooding them (usually up to five). The eggs are normally incubated for around
and add a stake before planting.Cover tender new shoots with fleece on frosty nights, so they aren't damaged.Feed plants with liquid fertiliser every month, to promote strong growth and flower production.
.We feed the plants with a little diluted comfrey solution during the growing season, and top-dress them with fresh compost (and gravel) in autumn. To prevent disease, we remove yellowing leaves as soon as we see them, and to promote further flowering we
to continue growing. Plants can then be picked over for several weeks before becoming exhausted, and needing to be replaced. All they'll need is regular watering and the addition of an occasional liquid feed to encourage new growth.Salads also need sowing
-important period of new nest foundation, is unpredictable wet and damp. The queens, still working alone before they have reared their first generation of workers, cannot get out to feed, or collect nectar and pollen for their brood, the subterranean nests