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by Villageduckpond
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: A Pictorial Trip Around the Plot
Replies: 22
Views: 2074

Re: A Pictorial Trip Around the Plot

Good morning. I need advice about raised beds, please. I have a veggie plot in a city garden and am finding it more and more difficult getting down to ground level! Are beds tailored to the height of the gardener? And I see from your pictures that you have beds of varying heights. Why? Also, how muc...
by Villageduckpond
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Courgette seed failure, is it too late to start again
Replies: 13
Views: 3954

Re: Courgette seed failure, is it too late to start again

Hi Westi Good luck with your yellows. Mine are coming along quite well, so far! I have never grown them before and wonder if they have a different taste to the green ones. Do they? I have now resorted to using grey water. Has anyone else? I see rain is on its way - pity it may be at the weekend for ...
by Villageduckpond
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: What distracts you on the plot ??
Replies: 18
Views: 3054

Re: What distracts you on the plot ??

Nothing as noteworthy as special planes flying overhead to distract me in my city veggie patch, I have to say, but I often stop to watch and listen to the birds. Also, I have at last found a squirrel-proof bird feeder (now hanging in the small apple tree near the house) which really works.
by Villageduckpond
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Courgette seed failure, is it too late to start again
Replies: 13
Views: 3954

Re: Courgette seed failure, is it too late to start again

Hello everyone, I have finally worked out how to take part in the forum again! Re courgettes this year I was feeling chuffed that I had raised six plantlets so gave two away. Then when I was planting my four out it was too windy and the stems snapped on two of them! I am now back to four plants....,...
by Villageduckpond
Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Autumn Bliss raspberry canes
Replies: 15
Views: 3828

Re: Autumn Bliss raspberry canes

Hello everyone and many thanks for quite a variety of answers to my question. The manure arrives in packets tomorrow (I live in a city and without a car) and in due course shall knuckle down to gradually dealing with it. Also, good idea about the slates.....sorry, forget who suggested that.
by Villageduckpond
Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Autumn Bliss raspberry canes
Replies: 15
Views: 3828

Autumn Bliss raspberry canes

I need some advice about my Autumn Bliss raspberry canes, please? I pruned them yesterday and today whilst tidying them before the rain and manure laying would like to move some 'escapees'. Can I do this?

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