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It seems to me that springs are getting drier. In my garden just now as the soil is warming, it is also becoming dry. The warm moist conditions essential to seed germination are absent. How do others deal with this situation?Continue
I have read many posts about whether to plant broad beans in the autumn. I planted a few last October and most made it through the winter without any protection. They are now flowering and I have beans!!! So proud of them!Continue
Behind my garage I have a 2m strip of south facing land and then there is a fence off Public Park. This land belongs to the local district council, after many years of asking the district council, the parish council has started to cut the grass…Continue
Hello everyone,I am starting to think about getting tomato seedlings growing. I have got a standard Gardener's Delight, and usually grow Sunburst too. Just saw "Sweet Million" at the garden centre, and wondered if anyone has grown these and what…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
Well, I'm impressed. Posting the photo of the Brown Mites resulted in a very quick identification. Thank you, Jill!Now for your next task...Does anyone know what tiny Hellebore seedlings look like? Could this be Hellebores?…Continue
On the underside of one of my plastic compost bins there are large numbers of these:-…Continue
Looking foreward to Saturday 20 members from another gardening web site are meeting up at Cardiff spring show.Great oppertunity to meet members face to face,will then have a meet up at the Malvern show with the final one at Harrowgate.Theres a guy who sells fantastic gladiola corms the ones I want are Bangladesh,tall white spikes with just a red tint in the centre,he gave a talk on growing gladioli at our gradening club 2 years ago BANGLADESH…Continue