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Hubby is on crutches waiting for an operation so he can't always get to the loo easily. I have just bought two of these, one for upstairs and one for downstairs. They only cost £5.99 in Boots. After reading a lot about " Liquid Gold " I have…Continue
I have started to remove what is the worst lawn i have ever seen to level the ground ready to lay a new lawn but found that the soil is better then anywhere else in the garden and i think the area would make great veg garden and now i can't make my…Continue
My successful cuttings geraniums will go out in a couple of weeks when all risk of frost has passed.I would like to do some cuttings on Aubretia and one or two other wall hanging plants but is this a good time and would i need to bring the…Continue
I have two potted Bay trees (now about 10 years+ old), clipped into standards. I struggle to keep them looking good. Their leaves just will not stay looking a dark glossy green like their parent (in the background of my photo).…Continue
I am extraordinarily proud of the garlic plot with 300 or more garlic in it some with foliage about 2/3m high. I planted the garlic segements in September.Some of them have split or turned in to separate seedlings so I will have to go thru the bed…Continue
We have just planted up 2 beds of spuds and was wondering what i can plant to use the ground at the same timeif i do radishes and quick lettuces should I plant them at the top of the ridge or at the bottom. Anything else I can plant as well that…Continue
Spent most of today cutting the hedge, tidying it all up, followed by cutting the grass and clearing that up. Then lugging the recycling bags containing the clippings out to the road. I could have been sowing seeds, or watering, or weeding, tending…Continue
Oh what a beautiful day....................are you singing yet? lol Well its the Easter Bank Holiday, what will you be doing gardening and allotment wise? I will be starting on my wildflower area and generally weeding and of course enjoying the…Continue
I am trying to widening the types of vegetable I grow, this year and I’ve been think about grow 'Calalloo' Leaf Amaranth, I was wondering how easy is to grow in the East Midlands. Or will it be a waste of time and effort. Continue
I decided now that I have more level space to grow veggies, after about five years of manual soil moving, that I shall grow smaller quantities of everything, and grow them in demonstration 'rows'. It is surprising how many people do not know how to…Continue
We all have problems with weeds more so when they emerge before the wanted seed,things like carrots and parsnips.I find a big help is to take out the seed drill then go along it slowly with a weed wand,this kills the weed seeds that are in the drill and most times your chosen seed arrive before weeds.I do lightly water the drill prior to sowing.Not the best of pictures wand in one hand camera in the other and watching they I did not set fire to my shoes…Continue
Brilliant show as usual the wind was cold but it stayed dry,bargain on gladiola corms 50 show quality for £10.00.A guy named Mick Poutney gave a talk on no dig gardening and making compost in a month.He has two DVDs available that have been done for NVS,hes fast becoming an authority on composting in those Darlek type bins