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    Hello I'm kath 55, slightly disabled, though im still managing to hold down a job

    unfortunately I'm unable to do any kneeling an very little bending due to acute O.A in the knees acute (hips / back ) normal level of O.A. In my other joints
    But I'm determined that this can be worked around though with a little advice from your Good selves !

    I will be honest I know nothing about ' growing things ' soil PH levels but am a willing student

    I would like to grow produce free from chemicals if possible an make my own compost ( will this attract flies though I wonder lol Told ya I was a novice

    Anyways that's enough tabbed from me for now Look forward to constructive help an advice from any of you experienced Good people

    Kindest Regards

    Kath

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  • #2
    Hello and welcome to the vine Kath

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    • #3
      Hello Kath! What are you planning to grow?
      Imagination is everything, it is a preview of what is to become.

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      • #4
        Hello Kath and welcome.
        High level planters may suit you - something like these - http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gra...ter_72438.html
        You could also grow fruit bushes or patio fruit trees. Once they're planted all you have to do is give them a prune to keep them in shape and, of course, pick and eat the fruit. Always the best part!!

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        • #5
          Hello Kath, welcome to the 'Vine.

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          • #6
            Hey Kath, welcome!
            x Tinabalerina x

            When the work is done and the garden is fine, the fun will flow as will the wine - Me!

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            • #7
              Hello Kath,welcome to the vine,you may be a new kid on the vine block,but you defo not old,
              sigpicAnother nutter ,wife,mother, nan and nanan,love my growing places,seed collection and sharing,also one of these

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              • #8
                Hello Kath, welcome to the forum, I'm sure you will learn a lot here!
                The best things in life are not things.

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                • #9
                  Hi Kath

                  Some form of raised beds could be the answer for you so you won't need to bend.

                  As long as you put the right mix in your compost you shouldn't have a problem with flies. If you do a search for compost you should find lots of advice on making good compost

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                  • #10
                    Hello and welcome from the French Pyrenees.
                    Le Sarramea https://jgsgardening.blogspot.com/

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                    • #11
                      Hello Kath, welcome to the vine
                      Chris


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                      • #12
                        Hello and welcome to the Madhouse!
                        All the best - Glutton 4 Punishment
                        Freelance shrub butcher and weed removal operative.

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                        • #13
                          Hello and welcome kath - what part of the country are you from? (Just want to know if you mash your tea or brew it )
                          Endless wonder.

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                          • #14
                            Croeso i'r Vine.
                            "A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

                            PS. I just don't have enough time to say hello to everyone as they join so please take this as a delighted to see you here!

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                            • #15
                              Hi Kath.

                              Welcome to the vine.
                              Quanti canicula ille in fenestra ?

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