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April 2016 Blog Posts (2)

Planting peas

This year, I am growing peas again, having in the past ceased growing them because they suffered a lot from mildew. I'm hoping for better luck this time. Most of the peas I sowed outdoors in February never germinated (Did they rot? Did the mice eat them?), but I also sowed some in pots under cover, and I have now…

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Added by Mark Willis on April 11, 2016 at 18:11 — No Comments

April Fool - shop till you drop!

After weekly grocery shopping, we went to the local nursery to buy some ericaceous compost and 'have a look around'. 

The nursery is full of all sort of plants, stuff and shoppers.  We spotted some bargains straight away, the 4planter grow bags are a third cheaper than the allotment shop, the sweet peas are lush and tomato seedlings are strong and tall at 60p each.  the trolley was loaded up with bags and pots of plants.  Then I remembered it's first day of April and I' d  have to…

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Added by Jade Hwang on April 2, 2016 at 13:20 — No Comments

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