"I've used this forum pathetically rarely but I don't think you mean that, I didn't join any groups. Can anyone tell me what I can grow now in October, or is it too late? I still have some ps broccoli, 1 parsnip. I suppose I have to…"
The only other piece of advice I would add to the excellent advice already posted is to check what variety of potato you are growing and are they "earlies, 2nd Earlies or main crop" as this will determine how long they…"
"As Colin said, it is a bit early yet
End of March, earlier April will be when most people will be looking to plant
If you want organic only, use chicken pellets as Colin mentioned. Mix a handle full up with some compost prior to filling your bin
"Hi and welcome.
If you keep the lid on the plants will not get any light, so no. You can protect them with fleece if it looks like frosts are forecast. If you keep them in an unheated greenhouse that will give much more protection than if outside.…"
I'm a beginner so my questions are very basic! When growing seed potatoes in a plastic bin, should I keep the lid on. Are the potatoes free from risk of frost or should I keep the bin in the (unheated) greenhouse? What organic fertiliser is best and easily available for this purpose? Can I plant them now? IsisSee More