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  Topic: What to do with veg bed over the winter?
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 18
Views: 18250

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:17 am   Subject: What to do with veg bed over the winter?
I'm having a new carpet fitted in the hall, stairs and landing so have the old carpet to get rid of.

I was thinking of using it to cover the allotment over winter, what's the pro's & cons to do ...
  Topic: Rat
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 3
Views: 2675

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:21 am   Subject: Rat
Hey Mayflower, I did get it sorted, I spoke to the owner of the land my plot is on & they looked after it.

I think it's sorted as I haven't seen Roland for a while & no sign of his tracks.
  Topic: Rat
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 3
Views: 2675

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:58 am   Subject: Rat
Morning guys,

I was up at the allotment last night & bumbed into Roland on my plot, I've noticed a very neat hold burrowed under my Rhubarb but thought nothing of it for a while.

However, la ...
  Topic: Sweetcorn
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 1
Views: 1648

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed May 02, 2012 3:52 pm   Subject: Sweetcorn
Hey guys,

I know ideally Sweetcorn should be sown in March but due to the cold & wet April we're having has anyone sown it later, i.e now, & had success?

Ideally should be planted out in ...
  Topic: Too late?
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 4
Views: 2555

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:50 am   Subject: Too late?
I'm feeling very guilty that i've neglected the plot this year, bought a new house & just haven't had the time. So much so that i've not even got anything planted in the shed.

Going to head up ...
  Topic: Rhubarb Question
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 4
Views: 3049

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:04 pm   Subject: Rhubarb Question
Oh looks like i might be in look then cause some of the leaves are huge, i'll try and get some pics and see what the opinion is regarding harvesting.

As for the spray, I'm looking to keep bees next ...
  Topic: Rhubarb Question
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 4
Views: 3049

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:20 am   Subject: Rhubarb Question
Hi guys, My established rhubarb plant (2nd year) is now looking really healthy after being transplanted to the allotment.

I also bought a new crown that is in it's first year but has a number of bi ...
  Topic: What Now?
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 0
Views: 1123

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 30, 2011 7:57 pm   Subject: What Now?
Hey guys,

Looking to order some seeds from seedaholic, there calendar is good for veg but what can you advise to grow in pots and the likes cause not much space on the plot.

Saying that i've got ...
  Topic: Caterpillars
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 1
Views: 1421

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 07, 2011 8:52 pm   Subject: Caterpillars
Hey tips to help get rid of these, my strawberry plant leaves n rhubarb are being devoured.

Could be slugs but not seen any around but ive planted a few beer traps in case n put wood chippings arou ...
  Topic: Green windbreak netting
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 1
Views: 3975

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 7:57 pm   Subject: Green windbreak netting
Guys, anyone know a site to buy the green windbreak netting from? best price i have at the minute is around €50 for one 50mX1m
  Topic: Sheet Polythene
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 2
Views: 3856

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 01, 2011 11:49 am   Subject: Sheet Polythene
Hi guys,

I'm looking to construct a structure around my tomatoes & chillis and need some polythene from somewhere, can anyone suggest a good place in South Dublin.

Also looking for some sort ...
  Topic: Yellow tomato leaves
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 5
Views: 3465

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:32 pm   Subject: Yellow tomato leaves
I planted out my tomato plants recently after hardening off when i returned to the plot today after being away over easter the leaves on the first couple of branches had wilted a yellow colour, can an ...
  Topic: Tomatoes
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 1
Views: 1561

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:03 pm   Subject: Tomatoes
Is it too early to plant out tomatoe plants in the plot?
  Topic: New Plot in Pics
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 1
Views: 1828

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:23 pm   Subject: New Plot in Pics
Hey guys,

Finally got my hands on a plot, this is how the plot looked when I first arrived

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/9526/cimg0100hh.jpg
  Topic: New Allotmemt
Charles_Dimmock

Replies: 2
Views: 1783

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:35 pm   Subject: New Allotmemt
Im heading up to my new allotment plot tomorrow, whats the key tasks I need to get sorted?

Its already been rotivated & well manured so should be ready to start planting seeds.

I know carrot ...
 
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