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of things I've got some fruit trees coming, got lots of veg in pots, potatoes chitting well just waiting for the weed to die off clear it then put some old cow muck on then we are off thanks again Teabag!! Hi Allen Wang, be glad to help you in the
though, I will have another go next year because they are a fantastic veg for steaming, roasting, mashing in with potatoes etc. The weather this year just hasn't helped at all, thats what I think it is.
on growing parsnipsGrowing carrots in a container - video project with Monty DonMonty gives advice on growing early potatoesPlanting brassicasGrowing runner beans
's video project on growing early potatoesMonty gives video advice on growing summer-fruiting raspberriesGrowing early strawberriesForcing narcissi.
I'm delighted to tell you that my main crop potatoes look absolutely fine and dandy. The tops were completely dead from blight - they were as lush and lovely as anything a fortnight ago - but I've got the spuds out before they were affected. Hooray
of these on the plants when I get there - the smaller gardeners in the family wait for them to ripen like a pair of vultures! Certainly one I'll have next year. Fingers crossed, none of the outdoor tomatoes have got blight yet, despite the fact that the potatoes went
for the time being but he does really love rocket so I might be able to slip in a couple more salads this week, especially if accompanied by a really nice steak and some fried potatoes.
plummets at about 6pm. So yes, the fleece is draped all over the place in the veg plots. A bit of snugly-protection for my sweet potatoes (I'm growing Bearegard and Jetfire this year, it'll be interesting to see how they fare!) and some vital, please
heard of.So I'm quite impressed when I discover that I actually have two other species living in my potato peelings and banana skins: D. immigrans and D. hydei. Both are apparently very common in 'decaying vegetable matter'. I'll remember that when I
in them. Never enough to cause a problem by them coming indoors, but enough to occasionally catch a startled rodent face looking up at me as I dump out the next consignment of banana skins and potato peelings. It gives the cats something to chase other