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Grow bags in my greenhouse, need a little guidance.


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Nozebleed
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I picked some peppers today. 4 in all. they look good. hope i picked them at the right time. they're mini mix sweet peppers so i thought size wise they were right for picking.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just dog these guy's up!! WHUOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! i made carrots!! they're baby carrots in fact! quite big.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

spring onion too!! i pulled a good few for dinner today!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

also...when diggin out my carrots i broke a few..is there a particular technique for pulling carrots? also...the roots those small white roots that are in the soil..what should i do with this soil??
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Loosen the soil first with a fork and then twist the carrot as you pull it out.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks MacFistycuffs, I just had a look at your blog...incredible!! very impressive.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was working hard all day today!!! I decided to build myself a raised bed around some space around the back and side of the greenhouse. I had been reading about the deep bed concept and thought why not..SO MUCH WORK!!!!!


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

its quite a large plot. 16ft X 5ft and a further 7ft around the back of the greenhouse.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

only half way there.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

got my hands on a pick axe for tomorrow!! happy days. my back is broke.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well im over the worst of it i think!!!


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

2 days work. about 10 hours labour!! im such a weed.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This was the worst part. i had a pain in m hole after the first day with stones but the second day was worse.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

stones from the first day!! they were huge.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now im just wondering....the soil is very light a fluffy at the moment. Should i walk across the plot to compress it a wee bit before i sow seed?
Thanks



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