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  1. The Garden Plot

    by , 26-02-2008 at 01:41 PM
    Not sure how to make a Blog but thought I'd like to keep a record of what I do in our little garden plot so here's me trying
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  2. potatoes in tubs

    by , 25-02-2008 at 04:56 PM
    any tips when planting potatoes in tubs,when can i start planting
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  3. Mid-to-late February

    by , 24-02-2008 at 06:30 PM
    Still didn't manage to get to the lottie. However, I've been busy in the back garden and greenhouse. Edged, weeded and tidied the middle bed. Sowed parsley and coriander in the propagator. Thinned out the summer sprouting PSB to one per cell. Lettuce germinating well, sweet peas nearly ready to go out. Onion and shallot sets likewise. Grape hyacinths and purple crocus open in front border, nearly a week earlier than last year.
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  4. 24.2.08 Tilling the day away

    by , 24-02-2008 at 06:15 PM
    A bit worried my tomatoes and peppers not really developing much in their soil blocks so transplanted to pots. I suspect the seed raising mix may not be suitable or I compacted the soil too much leaving little room for air hence slow development. Currently researching net for info re good mixes for soil block making and techniques. Most are in USA and use unusual ingredients like greensand and colloidal phosphate. Need UK mixes or ingredients if anyone has suggestions. Probably needs to be fine, ...

    Updated 12-03-2008 at 05:18 PM by Glasshousevirgin

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  5. New fruit and veg grower

    by , 24-02-2008 at 06:05 PM
    Hi i'm a total novice to growing anything. But me and my family are going to have a good go at it.
    Spent a very enjoyable afternoon in the shed with my 4 year old son today. We potted up our strawberry seedlings along with seeds of tomatoes, chilies and sweet peppers and put them in a propagater on the kitchen windowsill.
    We also potted up some Early Nantes 5 Carrots that my son had pick up in B&Q. These were put into a container on the patio.
    We are on a waiting list for ...

    Updated 25-02-2008 at 05:26 PM by basilbush

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