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I have 2 wheelly bins of rain water on my allotment, i never had a lid on them so the water is smelly with fallen leaves etc in there, is this ok to water my veg plot with or do i need to use a waterbut with a lid on, water? I would say it's fine
thank you rant over Know the feeling, my gardens really lush at present, no doubt due to all the rain but I did despair at the weekend when we had torrential rain and it flooded all the trays and pots. I enjoyed sitting outside last year, eating
Dear All, We have five lavender bushes all about four years old. I deadhead and use the flowers daily and the bushes flower all year round (we are in the middle of the Atlantic Rainforest outside Rio). After temps of up to 40deg and torrential rains
It rained on Sunday, so what better way to spend the day than planting roses? Well, I went and played Power Rangers in the bushes in Dulwich Park with 3-year-old, while my partner did the planting. She'd ordered them at Chelsea, and we'd almost
Gardeners (like opposition politicians) quite enjoy a bit of a moan. In the case of politicians then almost any excuse will do: for gardeners it is usually the weather. It's seldom perfect and in recent weeks all of us have had more rain than
advantage of snow is that I cannot see the tangled mess of decaying foliage that I know lurks just beneath it. At the moment everything is clean and neat. This will not last.In the next week or so the rain will come, the air temperature will rise
My crop has been superb this year. It must be all the rain! I do hope they keep cropping well into autumn, so will follow your advice.
If you set your greenhouse on slabs, make sure the upper surface isn't 'riven' as that lets water drain in whenever it rains!
[brightcove exp=1463233149&vref=1604897763]Even though it's been raining here at Gardeners' World Live, we've been on a bit of a bug hunt...
My be with all this rain this year next year's daffodil's will have some flowers not like the display we had this year mostly blind. oldchippy- I do know what you mean,very poor year for daffrs this year. That's why I'm not buying any this year, all