UK Veg Gardeners

November 2015 Blog Posts (3)

End of season allotment scorecard

This was the scene at the allotment on Sunday, when our attendance managed to neatly and happily bisect a couple of squally rain showers. For shame: I haven't written anything veg-related on here since July, and in truth our attendance of the plot in real life over the last couple of months has been scarcely any more regular. The…


Added by Lee James on November 25, 2015 at 18:58 — 4 Comments

Now in Planning Mode

Today we picked the last two sweet peppers in the greenhouse. The pathetic crop of chillies were picked yesterday. It was my own fault I bought the seeds from an online website that used foreign supplies. 

I have now planned next year and I have ordered the seeds from a supplier on eBay that I have used before and the results have always been good, and the prices are half that of seeds in major retailers.

My main issue this/next year is to stay with my plan and not keep adding…


Added by Duncan Seth-Smith on November 13, 2015 at 21:01 — 3 Comments


Hi guys, here are numerous tips that we swear by in regards to cultivation. I hope some of you find it useful. I am sure you will.

COPPER WIRE - Copper wire is a great solution for repelling slugs and snails from climbing up your plants. Twist a section of copper wire around the base of the stalk ensuring the wire doesn't actually touch the plant so as to give ample room for growth. As this is a very…


Added by Herbwise Organic Solutions on November 8, 2015 at 22:00 — 2 Comments

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