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kirky allotments liverpool Grew Garlic this year for the first time as there is competition in my small garden with the flowers so grew it among my flowers - had wonderful harvest. Well pleased with the result. last year we grew garlic,couldn't stop
A hosepipe ban is an emergency measure to restrict water use when it's already too late. A more effective way of tackling the water shortage in South and East England is to encourage rainwater harvesting. A typical family house in the South East
crop next year the sowing now dates point to that. Some of these are quick growers so you could get another harvest this year. I have just sown my third batch of beetroot and will probably harvest them towards late October, depends on the weather.
filberts but don't know when to harvest them or what to do with them after harvest. I imagine the colour change with the leaves is due to autumn and nothing to worry about. Pick the nuts when the husks are hard, and dry them somewhere warm-ish, sunny
of frost is it really worth the effort. Has anyone actually grown spuds and harvested them,even in November? In all honesty Zoomer, I planted mine in containers at the time that was advised by people on this forum, and have harvested them all already
had to smilethey were no bigger than my little finger nail. I've just put separate cloves in pots on my windowsill. All are sprouting. Will I be able to put them outside at this time of year? I would like to have seen the end result at harvest time.
of the treasured crops of the allotmenteer and vegetable gardener.Potatoes are generally grown from seed potatoes, which are small versions of the potatoes you'll harvest. I grow a few varieties each of first early, second early and maincrop potatoes. First early
am i too late now to plant winter veg like brussell sprouts,or parnips, am a bit new to growing winter veg , and had great success with runner beand in the summer Far too late -I am afraid-you could try sowing some broad beans now for harvest next
dieback I have found in my internet research; is it considered safe to harvest ash leaves for leaf mould? I don't see it as a problem-in the wild they will decompose naturally-despite the disease-in a garden situation you are doing the same
the end of Sept last year. This is too early to be digging them up. I don't harvest mine until August. I do think it may also depend on the variety. I planted 'Marco' (I think!) in October. They grew very well over the winter but did develop signs of rust