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This morning, I created what will be a small herb bed by digging over a rectangular patch, about 3'x4', in the grass between three of my gooseberry bushes. I marked the edges with old bricks sunk in the ground, and will leave it for the inverted turves to rot down a bit before planting herbs in it: I've got rosemary in another part of the garden to transplant there, and thyme, lemon thyme and chives in fibre pots in a tray of water on the kitchen window ledge, and will also get sage and maybe one
New to this gardening stuff so can anyone help have planted some dwarf french beans (which i grew from seed so proud) they have now gone into the soil with three corgettes planted in the middle of them and they have started to go a yellowy green the corgettes as well , the cabbage or cauli cant remmember what it is on either side of them are beautifull they have also started to produce beans is this too early do i need to pull them off?? any advice welcolme
I thought I'd share with y'all how I posted some of my chilli seedlings to a couple of the other board members. I didn't want to buy any cusom seedling holders so I thought I'd go all Blue Peter with what I had lying around the office.
What you need:
1) Sticky-back plastic (obviously)
2) Some OHP acetate sheets (I had some coloured ones left over)
3) Cling film
4) Sandwich bag ties 1: Prepare your seedlings
Water beforehand, and prick
I thought I'd post a picture of the immense amount of veg I've managed to fit into my little chicken-proof area of the patio:
So, we have:
1: Saxon potatoes
2: Orla potatoes
3: Onions (mixed red and white)
4: Dunluce potatoes
5: San Marzano tomatoes
6: Ferline tomatoes
7: Fantasio tomatoes
8: Cambridge Favorite and honeoye strawberries
9: Black Enorma
I have grown 2 courgette plants in containers from seed and they seemed to be doing really well until about a week ago.
Several flowers opened up (and looked really lovely), but have then subsequently died and fell off.
At first I thought it was some heavy rain that caused the flowers to stick together and not open up again, but it's happening to other flowers as well.
All I can put it down to is that, although we're having some really nice days, we're also
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