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We've had continual showers for the last week and are forecast for the same for the next week. There are a couple of beds that I had intended to mulch but haven't got around to. I remember reading that you shouldn't walk on beds that are too damp, as it compacts the soil. But ...
Am I allowed a thread completely unrelated to gardening here? Can anyone recommend a make of really robust folding umbrella? One that collapses down so you can put it in a rucksack or large handbag. I must have got through about 5 in as many months - first gust of wind and they t...
I planted some carrots in a planter down the side of my house. Ive raised the planter off the ground slightly using an off cut of wooden edging roll, to allow drainage, but im really worried about them with all this rain. Ive just asked my husband
Hi,new to this site, garden and allotment holder and just thank goodness the rain has stopped. Itching to get seeds planted but still a bit cold so just some allotment digging for now. Just got a greenhouse heater but looked on internet
Well with all this rain I think I could have filled up my 2 water butts twice over especially as they were already full, hey anybody else got a lot of rain at the minute? Think I could do with more butts at this rate the plants are definitely
I put my cucumber, tomato, courgette, pepper and some other tender seedlings outside today to soak up the lovely sunshine. I went to fetch my daughter from school, and we had a sudden bout of heavy rain and hailstones....... The seedlings
'm thinking either my dog had suddenly started cokcing his leg against them or that the heavy rain we've had lately is too much for the lavender. Any ideas? Are they in containers or open ground? They are planted in open ground next to a patio i have
We're having a grim January, with rain, rain and more rain and the plot is something of a quagmire. And what did I tell you about my plans to do masses of hard labour up on the plot? You might not be surprised to hear they've come to nought