Monthly Archives: May 2019

Strawberries in Hanging Basket

Strawberries by the kilo!

The strawberries are doing really well in the polytunnel already. Looking at increasing production of this wonderful fruit for next year too.

Woodchip Path Between Raised Beds

Gravel Paths on Allotments

Is it a good idea to use gravel for paths between beds on an allotment plot. I answer a question with some thoughts on gravel paths.

Chilligrow Greenhouse

In the Greenhouse – New Equipment on Test

Setting up the greenhouse for growing rather than propagating. Testing out a Chilligrow and Self Watering Tower Pots.

Polytunnel Strawberries

Polytunnel Report

Polytunnel coming back into production for the season - expanded on strawberries in baskets. Peppers planted and potatoes near ready.

growing questions answers

Growing Questions & Answers May 2019

Growing Questions and Answers for May 2019 on various subjects

swallow potting shed roof

Swallow Potting Shed Leak Fixed

The guys from Swallow Greenhouses came over on Monday and fixed the leak from the opening windows on the Potting Shed.

Border Tomatoes
Broken Glass in the Grass

Madman of North Wales

I'm afraid I managed to convince some visitors to our fair land that they might have blundered into the land of the crazies.

Folding Greenhouse Staging

As Always, Plans Gone to Pot!

What I'd planned to do before the new greenhouse blew down and what I'm planning now.

greenhouse storm damage

Greenhouse, Wind & What Lies Ahead

After losing the new greenhouse, what to do next? Looking at a hurricane proof polytunnel in the Shetlands - a very windy place.

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