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  Topic: What have I done?
kernow

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:41 am   Subject: What have I done?
Some years ago I took on an allotment (in England) and the weeds were waist high ( I think it must be a law that no allotment is rented until they are that high) I was advised by some of the more expe ...
  Topic: Ways to involve children in the garden and gardening
kernow

Replies: 17
Views: 26119

PostForum: Garden jokes, games and puzzles   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Ways to involve children in the garden and gardening
Considering this is your very first post to this forum and you have not even introduced yourself to us, might I suggest you get your CRB checks or the Irish equivalent in position as a first priority ...
  Topic: Sweet Potatoes.
kernow

Replies: 8
Views: 7409

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:12 pm   Subject: Sweet Potatoes.
Its the scrubbing that allows the tuber to shoot it apears that there is something they are dipped in to prevent this.
  Topic: Sweet Potatoes.
kernow

Replies: 8
Views: 7409

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:56 am   Subject: Sweet Potatoes.
Early in the year buy a sweet potato
Give it a scrub all over
Place it in a glass of water with just the bottom in the water (support the potato with matchsticks)
Eventually side shoots will develo ...
  Topic: Ere A Sign Of A Harvest Yet ?
kernow

Replies: 8
Views: 6958

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:41 am   Subject: Ere A Sign Of A Harvest Yet ?
From the polytunnel we had for dinner yesterday, peas, broccoli, and strawberry's for pudding. Of interest the onions, all salad stuff, leeks, runner beans, broad beans and climbing beans are doing we ...
  Topic: Weeks weather outlook
kernow

Replies: 6
Views: 7684

PostForum: Landscaping / Gardening Ireland, Overall discussion & Garden related News.   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:17 am   Subject: Weeks weather outlook
Thanks for the warning
  Topic: Onions
kernow

Replies: 5
Views: 5203

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 8:40 pm   Subject: Onions
The best onion I ever grew before moving to Ireland was on a very exposed allotment. I planted the sets 8 inches apart on a reasonably firm soil which had chicken manure pellets raked in. I then cover ...
  Topic: Overpriced seeds / how do you buy...
kernow

Replies: 6
Views: 12613

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 8:24 pm   Subject: Overpriced seeds / how do you buy...
To be honest I usually buy my seeds in England when I visit relatives It is best in the autumn when the shops are getting rid of their stocks. I even take advantage of the 99p shops when they sell 4 p ...
  Topic: Hi I'm known on this forum as Kernow
kernow

Replies: 7
Views: 7161

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:17 pm   Subject: Hi I'm known on this forum as Kernow
Thankyou for the warm welome
now about that polytunnel
  Topic: Hi I'm known on this forum as Kernow
kernow

Replies: 7
Views: 7161

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:10 pm   Subject: Hi I'm known on this forum as Kernow
Hello everyone I'm calling myself Kernow because thats where I was born in Cornwall although I spent most of my life in England. I am a keen amatur although I don't know much about gardening just a li ...
  Topic: Position of polytunnel
kernow

Replies: 1
Views: 5251

PostForum: Irelands Garden tools / equipment. (mowers, glasshouses & polytunnels etc).   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:13 pm   Subject: Position of polytunnel
I have bought a polytunnel and at this moment I can put it anywhere I want BUT we are on a hill with the prevailing wind from the west. Can I put the polytunnel end on to the wind or would it be bette ...
 
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