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  Topic: Veg to sow now...
gythagirl

Replies: 17
Views: 2033
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 20 11:29 am   Subject: Veg to sow now...
Re nasturtiums I've come to the conclusion that they just encourage MORE butterflies, who see all the others and decide there's more room on whatever brassicas are being grown. I am indeed going to e ...
  Topic: Veg to sow now...
gythagirl

Replies: 17
Views: 2033
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 20 10:04 am   Subject: Veg to sow now...
Cheers, Tahir, I will pop in some carrots and spinach, will also try the new packet of rocket again which didn't germinate at all earlier. Have only just planted out my leek seedlings and the my cav ...
  Topic: Veg to sow now...
gythagirl

Replies: 17
Views: 2033
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 20 12:48 pm   Subject: Veg to sow now...
I have done spectacularly badly at successional sowing this year (as always) despite actually being here all the time - so I need to do some late sowings. What are downsizers sowing now...?
  Topic: Squash plant sizes...
gythagirl

Replies: 6
Views: 3013
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 06, 20 7:20 pm   Subject: Squash plant sizes...
I really should have looked at the seed packet before posting It's called Autumn King Squashkin...

From DT Brown's website:

"We are delighted to bring you this fascinating cross between pump ...
  Topic: Spice rack coriander...
gythagirl

Replies: 10
Views: 4775
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 06, 20 4:31 pm   Subject: Spice rack coriander...
You are so right...
  Topic: Squash plant sizes...
gythagirl

Replies: 6
Views: 3013
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 06, 20 1:00 pm   Subject: Squash plant sizes...
Thanks! Looks like the empty bed in the front garden will be needed
  Topic: Squash plant sizes...
gythagirl

Replies: 6
Views: 3013
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 06, 20 9:47 am   Subject: Squash plant sizes...
I have 2 new-to-me squash varieties this year, Vegetable Spaghetti and Crown Prince Squashkin. I can't find much info on how big they'll grow, esp the Spaghetti squash, information I need before plan ...
  Topic: Spice rack coriander...
gythagirl

Replies: 10
Views: 4775
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 06, 20 9:39 am   Subject: Spice rack coriander...
Update! 3 weeks in and a no show for the spice rack seeds...have given in and made another seed order, funny how my list grew way beyond coriander -
  Topic: Spice rack coriander...
gythagirl

Replies: 10
Views: 4775
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 20 8:54 pm   Subject: Spice rack coriander...
Good idea
  Topic: Spice rack coriander...
gythagirl

Replies: 10
Views: 4775
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 20 12:10 pm   Subject: Spice rack coriander...
Yes it's seeds - ha ha - and I actually bought it just a couple of month ago (unlike some of the spices in my spice rack . There's only one way to find out, isn't there!
  Topic: Spice rack coriander...
gythagirl

Replies: 10
Views: 4775
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 20 11:28 am   Subject: Spice rack coriander...
Having forgotten to add coriander to a seed order and unable to buy from a garden centre, I'm tempted to follow the RHS advice contained in an email last week:

Seeds can be found in the kitchen cup ...
  Topic: Tayberries - your thoughts...
gythagirl

Replies: 4
Views: 17937
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 18 6:24 am   Subject: Tayberries - your thoughts...
Ah, I'm not a loganberry fan! I'd never swap out my Joan J
rasps! I think I may get a tayberry though - when I can convince OH that we need one
  Topic: Tayberries - your thoughts...
gythagirl

Replies: 4
Views: 17937
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 18 7:43 pm   Subject: Tayberries - your thoughts...
I have autumn rasps and wild blackberries - I like the sound of tayberries - who's grown these and should I do too..?
  Topic: seed ID
gythagirl

Replies: 3
Views: 10419
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 18 7:51 am   Subject: seed ID
Excellent - great images of seedpods and seedlings as well as seeds.

Perhaps this could usefully be sticky-ised please..?
  Topic: Backyard chicken-keeping
gythagirl

Replies: 4
Views: 24199
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue May 08, 18 9:35 pm   Subject: Backyard chicken-keeping
Unless French foxes have very short legs, 1.5m wire is nowhere near high enough. My neighbour saw a fox scale our 6ft enclosure, grab a plump Rhode Island Red and exit with bird back over the fence. ...
 
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