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I have watched Carol Klein's gardening programme this week and am very interested in trying out Jerusalem Artichokes but don't want to purchase huge quantities from a gardening centre. Is there anyone out there who has a few tubers spare for me to try first. I am willing to pay for the postage. Thanks in advance.
I will get some pics of my garden attached soon when i get them onto this laptop. In the meantime here's a pic of Venice from 2005 I think.
The regular sowing of small amounts seems to have worked very well this year.
I staggered sowing/ planting of:
If I had more space I'd love to be able to produce more than one crop of sweetcorn in a year, but it means that we savour those we get even more.
I've just been on another forum this morning. Home Page as in north east eco friendly people (aberdeenshire fab forum) Apparently Homebase made an error and was selling 6 by 8 wooden sheds for £30!!!!!!
WAS WAS WAS!!!!!!!!!!!!
Several people managed to order them before Homebase became aware of their mistake, stopped but sold some at £69. The excitement!!! My Credit card did somersaults in anticipation but all were gone.....
To have bought a shed and
ecstatic, i actually have a decent sized watermelon on my plant. this is my first time growing any kind of melon and i am well chuffed. just hope it continues with my new baby melons that are appearing. i must admit i went a bit daft when pollinating it, i must have put about 10 male flowers to the female one!
Beginners luck i think!!
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