Monthly Archives: June 2016

eu

Where now for Gardeners & Growers?

Following the vote to exit from the EU, some thoughts on what this might mean for British gardeners and growers.

Garden Snails

Snails, Sciatica & Storms Plus New on Site

A host of slugs and snails in the rain, incredible thunderstorms with hail and floods, repaired the Merry Tiller and new on the web site

Texel Sheep

Mowing & Sneezing – Hayfever Strikes Hard + Sheep!

Trying to mow when the grass pollen has me sneezing and we've got texel sheep in the fields who I hope won't get into the garden.

Grandson Inspects Playhouse Door

Some Jobs Go Smoothly – Others Not So Much!

Some time back I got a little playhouse for my Grandson. It was promptly delivered to their house in good order which was where things started to go wrong.

Potatoes Affected by Aminopyralid

Aminopyralid Herbicide in Manure Problem is Back

Aminopyralid is a persistent, selective herbicide that has caused gardeners problems. Crops have been lost and plots taken out of production for a year.

Rotavating the Soil

Clearing Ground with Late Potatoes

Clearing a new patch of ground by planting a strong growing potato that will shade out any weed growth before it can establish itself - in theory!

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