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  1. new year newbie

    by , 02-01-2011 at 04:20 PM
    there is not a spare space on my window sills at the moment and i am enjoying seed sprouting. fenusgreek and alfafa are my favs at the moment. i'm experimenting with rocket sprouts at the minute.

    i've got some douce provence seedlings that are around 8-10cm tall and i'm wondering if they are best outside in the cold frame to get more light.
  2. newbie

    by , 26-12-2010 at 04:18 PM
    hi everyone.
    just joined an allotment at the end of november,needs a lot of clearing,but my youngest son has a plot nearby ,so we will be working the two between us.looking forward to
    picking up lots of tips from you guys.
    bye for now and all the best for 20011.
  3. And we won't be having brussells sprouts this Christmastime...

    by , 25-12-2010 at 08:05 AM
    Nor parsnips, whilst we are on it! Just checked the plot and over about 10 brussells plants we have enough produce for a small lunch for one - but they are frozen solid.

    Likewise, if you like parsnip-flavoured ice lollies we would be OK - if we could actually get them out.

    Good job we are off to little sis' house, and she will have shopped with a holocaust in mind
  4. The start of a new blog

    by , 22-12-2010 at 10:58 AM
    After my first year of growing my own and keeping chickens I've decided to blog about it.

    This last year has been pretty eventful. I've had some successes in the form of runner beans, onions and salad leaves, and if you can count caterpillars, they were a roaring success as well

    I aquired two chickens - Winnie and Aggie - in the summer and to this day Aggie has never laid an egg. In my wisdom I decided to double my flock - and rehomed Mildred and Maud from the RSPCA. ...
  5. hildaberrys

    by , 18-12-2010 at 09:20 AM
    any ideas where i could get my hands on both hildaberrys and dewberrys?living in ireland so would need them posted over.