I do use the "half-space to the edge" then full space between rows approach with other things but as asparagus is a long term crop I just wanted to make sure.
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Woahh there I appear to be coming in for some (mild) stick - don't worry, I'm up to this! :lol: But I do feel I will respond Lizzie you said I feel that the veggies should make a compromise and eat meat occasionally. but this is asking someone to not be a vegetarian. Being a vegetarian is a bit like...
Lizzie My sister and I became a veggie from the age of about 4 (i.e. before we went to school). Now this was pretty exceptional in the late '50s and early '60s but one of the many things for which I still love my mother is that she just accepted it. She and my father remained meat eaters and they st...
- Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:57 pm
- Forum: Tools and Machinery
- Topic: Comparison of Composters
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I am trying to sort things out properly on the composting front. The allotment last year had an open heap because I concentrated on growing stuff. The garden has a black plastic bin (which needs digging out) but it is inconvenient in shape. Small door (nearly useless for access). I was thinking of m...
- Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:51 pm
- Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
- Topic: WORMERY ANYONE ?
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Back to the top I am thinking about a wormery - only because my mother doesn't want the one she has and with which she had no success. I planned to put it in the garage to ameliorate the temperatues. This would allow the cheapo plastic compost bin to go from the garden to the allotment. However read...
Hi Just a wave from another newcommer (fairly new anyway). Sorry, I won't be able to help with your original question but regarding views of threads, this is normal. Lots of people will read a contribution whether they know about it or not. Then there are the internet spiders (or whatever they do ca...
Ahhhhh! Tales of manure deliveries to the house. I particularly like the aromatherapy :D The winter after I moved into my present house I reworked the garden very throughly. Obviously this was the moment to put as much manure throughout as I could manage (it is only 30ft by 10ft). So I asked the far...
- Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:56 pm
- Forum: General chatter
- Topic: How do allotments contribute to the community
- Replies: 9
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- Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:07 pm
- Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
- Topic: rabbit, rabbit....
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