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  1. Bit of a gap!

    by , 21-06-2010 at 10:05 AM (Lot Valley Garden)
    I haven't done a blog entry for a while ...mainly because
    a.the weather has been lousy - very wet for May/June and gardening has been erratic on the land -altho all the broad beans are now eaten and the first earlies should be harvested etc etc ....loads of tomatoes planted tho'.
    and
    b. the pool is still not finished and there has been work on and off for weeks and weeks and weeks which means i havent been able to garden at all in the back garden.
    Pool is still unfinished ...
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  2. Tomatoes doing rubbish this year!

    by , 14-06-2010 at 10:42 PM
    Can anyone tell me why my tomatoes are doing rubbish this year. My first truss is way too high up the plant and lots of the little flowers look like they havent got any swelling behind them. They look like the flowers are about to die and drop off. Also my runner beans are dropping flowers leaving no beans in there place. Could this be due to the cold weather?
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  3. All planted up

    by , 11-06-2010 at 05:07 PM (Veg Plotting by Pipkins)
    Plot is nearly full

    All toms planted along with sweetcorn, beans(various) squash.

    Only have the pumpkins and courgettes to go in along with some more peas and beans.

    Think we may have some first earlies ready soon as they are about to flower. Looking forward to a bumper raspberry crop too.

    The grape vines have baby grapes and putting on masses of growth.

    Weeds just keep on coming and keeping on top of the watering will ...
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  4. selling plants

    by , 06-06-2010 at 04:30 PM
    has anyone heard of plantbiz .co offering to set u up selling plants
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  5. Edible bedding plants A Tale of Woe and lack of planning

    by , 27-05-2010 at 09:35 PM
    Hi All

    We have grown are own fruit and veg for over 8 years and like most people starting out with their first garden we are totally winging it.The main problem in the first year was we planted a little bit more than we actually needed and we probably would have had enough to do a deal with ASDA.

    By the second week most of our family and to be totally honest the street was pretty much on 10 a day at least. We pretty much cornered the market with lettuce and ...
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