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    Hi CharlesB welcome to the Grapevine forum. That...

    Hi CharlesB welcome to the Grapevine forum. That is a good idea of yours to edge the plot in boards with strips of copper attached. I would be interested in how much it costs you. So if you go ahead...
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    It is a lethal looking digging tool. Have a look...

    It is a lethal looking digging tool. Have a look at reply 5 from Jaxom in this thread there is a link there.
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    Suzy courgettes should germinate within 8 days. I...

    Suzy courgettes should germinate within 8 days. I find that they are best when started off in a propagator so I would guess that it isn't warm enough for them. I would wait a bit for the weather to...
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    Hi Suzy for carrots I use Fly Away and Resistafly...

    Hi Suzy for carrots I use Fly Away and Resistafly which the carrot fly do not like. Beetroot I stick to Bolthardy which shouldn't bolt and I find it stands in the ground well. Courgettes I grow...
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    Suzy do you have a list of the different...

    Suzy do you have a list of the different varieties available at the garden shop? I can tell you the varieties that I grow that I would recommend. Tell me what types of vegetables you want to grow and...
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    If you decide to make a pond don't site it next...

    If you decide to make a pond don't site it next to the paths. Think about your neighbours Grandchildren falling in!!
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    If it is knee deep then I would rake it out...

    If it is knee deep then I would rake it out first. This gets rid of alot of the dead growth so that you can see to dig. Then you need to dig it over to remove the weed roots. Glysophate works on...
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    Suzy that was a rushed reply because I keep...

    Suzy that was a rushed reply because I keep getting disconnected (new ISP). With courgettes you will only need two plants. A good book is The Vegetable And Herb Expert by Dr.D.G.Hessayon. You can buy...
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    Suzy you will need to buy seed potatoes (which...

    Suzy you will need to buy seed potatoes (which are small potatoes) and I plant mine in the middle of April. For runner beans buy seed (which is dried runner beans) and start these off indoors in...
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