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  1. first message

    by , 13-07-2009 at 07:10 PM (Three achievments)
    Want to share some successes
    1. Have more things growing than dying
    2. Have more veg than weeds
    3. Have eaten my first produce, some late "new potatoes"
  2. Peas please

    by , 12-07-2009 at 07:32 PM
    The few pea plants that germinated should be bearing fruit anytime soon.

    Growing Lettuce leaves in a hanging basket to prevent slugs finding them was a stroke of genius, however the greenfly have found them instead.

    I am packed out with Cucumbers, and only a few small green Tomato fruits so far.

    And mixing up Mini Pumpkins and butternut squash was a really really bad thing to do.!

    However the sweet corn are growing like trees.!
  3. Can i remove leaves from my courgettes??

    by , 08-07-2009 at 07:43 PM
    Hi i hope you can help I have two very large courgette plants growing which i am very proud of there seems to be lots of flowers budding at the base. But there are loads of leaves. CAn i remove these or do i have to leave them on. There is nothing wrong with them but wondered if they would take away energy from the flower many thanks
  4. Gotta love swapsies

    by , 06-07-2009 at 07:25 PM
    After a horrible day at work I was feeling very stressed. But then a friend of ours dropped round with some goodies from his lottie and demanded in return some more of the elderflower cordial I gave to him last week. It felt great, not only to be getting free food, but that someone liked my homemade goodies enough to want more. This is what it's all about :-)

    Updated 06-07-2009 at 07:28 PM by LostGoddess

  5. 1st Broad Beans

    by , 05-07-2009 at 07:24 PM
    I harvested my first Sutton Dwarf Broad Beans (sowed on 11th March) yesterday, a dozen pods that mostly had 4 or 5 beans inside

    I got more beans out of these than I've been getting lately in the 1.00 (500g) bags from Asda!

    They tasted superb. I've never tasted them so fresh. Brilliant!