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I have never grown veggies in little containers before but I am planning on upcycling some of my tin cans for this purpose (I currently use cans for all sorts of other uses such as candles, pen…Continue
Started by Vickie. Last reply by Julie Smith Sep 23, 2015.
We have a bunch of bananas on our plant. The ones at the top are quite fat, but lower down the bunch they are smaller. Would it work if we cut some of the top ones to ripen inside and left the lower…Continue
Started by Hester. Last reply by TK Jun 12, 2015.
Just received a pack of comfrey root in the post from Koanaga and will pot it up this weekend. I was thinking of cutting up the pieces so they are about 1cm long each. Does that sound big enough for…Continue
Started by Laine. Last reply by Shona Cullen Sep 6, 2013.
Any recomendations? Pea straw is expensive. How about shredded paper? Will this rot down quickly enough? It is for my veg bed and eventually I want to be able to dig it in. Why is pea straw so…Continue
Started by Samantha Freeman. Last reply by Tammi Jun 30, 2013.
I sowed broad beans this March (As I ususally do). They usually grow slowly during winter for me and I get an early crop in spring. This year they are already flowering!! So ... I do not know…Continue
Started by Luisa Beltran Castillon. Last reply by Rex Morris Jun 25, 2013.
I have currant cuttings that I stuck into small pots in summer.They have sprouted a few health leaves each now. See pix attached.Is it okay to put them in the ground in autumn? Will planting them…Continue
Started by Lay. Last reply by Lay May 27, 2013.
Hi all,I am designing a food forest and have an area that will be quite damp in winter. The ground is reasonable free draining, and I will add a small surface drain with pebbles in it, but it is the…Continue
Started by Laine. Last reply by Laine May 15, 2013.
I love having birds in my garden- I don't use chemicals of any kind in order to encourage the wildlife... and I don't mind sharing my fruit and vegetables with the birds..BUT...how do i get to keep…Continue
Started by Teeli. Last reply by Teeli Jan 28, 2013.