"Just started a blog on my own activities and will be discussing the possibility of starting another one on the restoration /reclamation of the walled garden I undertake omn Wednesdays with the owners tomorrow.
Link to my blog is…"
"I am having a go at stump carrots this year - have made up two boxes - just need to fill them with sand and select my mix recipe (any tips here?) - am going to grow Sweet Candle and also will try Abaco (from Exhibition Seeds). The one thing that…"
"I am growing potatoes for showing for the first time and to this end I will be ordering 2 x "exhibitors selection potato planters" from JBA Potatoes in Annan. From memory , each exhibitors kit contains 4 planter sacks and 5…"
"Gave my Christmas wish list to my wife last night after she asked me what I would like - she just looked at me like I was some sort of alien - as per my earlier post it contained a list of exhibition grade seed, a tub of nutrimate and a JBA Planter…"
"What I would like is 20 x 75litre bags of MP Compost, Potato Planter Kit from JBA Potatoes, some exhibition grade veg seed and a tub of Nutrimate - if I get all that I will happy happy happy. But so long as my two daughters have a brilliant day,…"
"Due to time constraints etc and family commitments, I spent this afternoon at my polytunnel clearing my chillies - picked the last of the Jalapenos (3kg) and all the remaining Cayenne (approx 23kg) - have spent this evening making Spitfire Sauce and…"
"I work at a castle gardens one day a week and it has sea buckthorn dotted about all over the show. The best performing plants however, both in terms of size, appearance and amount of beautiful golden berries are those that get the sun for most of…"
Hi Dave, I've been involved with 2 veg box schemes and know what hard work it is - sorry to hear you went bust. Hope you have time to grow for your own consumption. We have a thriving Farmers' Market here and a new small weekly 'food Market' which is giving another outlet to smaller veg growers. Sarah