Ministers are being urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.
I use 20 litre polypots and simply half fill with compost and mix 2 oz of fertilizer to this, then place one seed potato reduced to just 2 chits or sprouts in the bag about 2″ above the bottom of it.
Search TagX on Google View all posts tagged as Tagx Find TagX related info in WikiPedia I decided to plant out the peas that I’d sowed and grown on until the first leaves had emerged in the guttering into the garden bed. It would have been easier to transplant them if I had shorter lengths […]
Just a quick video showing how I go about planting and growing my potatoes in pots. Dead simple, using a 30 litre pot fill up half full with any multipurpose compost. Then I add 2 oz of Blood Fish & Bone fertilizer , or this year 1 oz of Potato Magic fertilizer and mix in […]
Sowing Peas using a piece of guttering to get them off to a faster start. I decided to give this way of growing or starting off my peas this year as my soil is still so wet and not in the best condition. Hopefully doing it this way and starting them off in a 10 […]
Finally I got round to planting all 30 of the Kelsae Show onions and 10 Giant onions into the polytunnel on Friday. I plant them about 18-20″ apart and the giant ones in 60 litre pots. Fingers crossed this year I can beat last years best of 9 lb 10 oz and finally grow a […]
Sean is feeling the effects of the harsh winter and is finding it hard to keep smiling. Cold frame courtesy of http://www.garden-products.co.uk/
How I go about preparing the various sand boxes and barrels before sowing the Exhibition Show carrots. Both the long ones and the stump rooted ones are grown in sharp sand. Cores are taken out using a pipe to the desired depth and then the holes filled with a prepared finely sieved compost. The hardest […]
Spring maybe fast approaching but work in the garden is slow due to weather. On a rare fine day Sean, Vivi and Geoff make the most of the sunny weather. Cold frame courtesy of http://www.garden-products.co.uk/
A day before the Spring Equinox and just a quick update on how things are growing. Tomatoes & Chillies are growing away slowly at home. Potatoes chitting away well in the porch. Shallots and Leeks likewise in the greenhouse. Still cropping the Early Purple Sprouting Broccoli. Overwintered onions survived OK due to the mild Winter. […]