Hi. I have a question about when to plant out chillies. Has anyone planted out there chillies yet? When does everyone usually put them out? The last two I put out got shredded by the gales we had…Continue
My chilli plants that I dug up from the allotment and took inside in November 2012 have started flowering. I read somewhere that most chilli plants die back. Is the flowering of chilli plants…Continue
This is my first winter with an allotment, so I was wondering how do people tackle the weeds at this time of year.Does anyone use the weed membrane or plastic? Are there pros and cons to leaving the…Continue
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I have been reading up about Comfrey as I understand it is fantastic for the compost bin but it is a weed. Has anyone had any experience with growing Comfrey on their plot or in their garden? I read that the best Comfrey is Bocking 14. Has anyone had any experience about this type? I am in two minds about ordered it as I don't want it to take over the plot on my allotment. Any help would be appreciated please. Thanks.
I had a nice surprise a few days ago when some of my butternut squash seeds (from a butternut squash I had bought) started sprouting. They were looking sorry for themselves and were very yellow, but having looked after them they are now bright green and in good health. I don't know what they are but I hope they survive winter.