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  Topic: My first veg patch
vincent71

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:16 pm   Subject: My first veg patch
best of luck tmak. see what grows and what doesnt. raised beds in bog sounds right. get your hands on as much compost or manure as possible. remember, feed the soil not the veg.
  Topic: black grape vine
vincent71

Replies: 2
Views: 2697

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:13 pm   Subject: black grape vine
I'm taking my grape vine out of my tunnel. if anyone is interested msg me. its several years old and fruits very well every year, but its taking over the tunnel so im digging it out asap.

vin
  Topic: Who's growing what ???
vincent71

Replies: 9
Views: 6685

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:18 pm   Subject: Who's growing what ???
I grew plenty of Pak choi earlier during the year tagwex
  Topic: Who's growing what ???
vincent71

Replies: 9
Views: 6685

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:00 pm   Subject: Who's growing what ???
Anyone growing anything or planting out ? I'm experimenting with the Chinese cabbage. First sowings were eaten. Second and third sowing looking stronger.
I've sowed some more all into bio degradable ...
  Topic: chinese cabbage
vincent71

Replies: 4
Views: 4335

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:04 am   Subject: chinese cabbage
Pak choi is a lettuce.im on about cabbage.
  Topic: chinese cabbage
vincent71

Replies: 4
Views: 4335

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:19 pm   Subject: chinese cabbage
Hi folks. Anyone here grow chinese cabbage? Ive grown them from seed successfully from summer through to autumn. Theyve all gone to seed as the weather has been too warm. I have more to put out now ...
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:28 pm   Subject: Mypex no dig method
Update. I took up the mypex on three sarpo Mira potato plants under the mypex. The results were great. Loads of big spuds. I was able to remove the soil around the spuds by hand. No digging or sore ba ...
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:52 pm   Subject: Mypex no dig method
Hi Sue. Yeah I had Charlotte's earlier in the year. Lovely. Just add butter and sea salt.yum
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:56 pm   Subject: Mypex no dig method
On the contrary. There's no hard work at all once the ground has been prepared. In the future the ground will be manured and more fertile.
This was the first test. It can be altered to suit ones nee ...
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:34 am   Subject: Mypex / do dig garden
Oh I didn't use a collar to surround tops growing through. There were no green potatoes due to sun light.
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:29 am   Subject: Mypex no dig method
Hi blowin. The seed were planted the standard width from each other as in the earthing up method. You make a good point if I'm not mistaken that I could plant the closer to get more seed in and make u ...
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:51 pm   Subject: Mypex / do dig garden
Uncovered the first of the mypex covered potato drills. No weeds and easy to pick spuds out. Only got 10.2 kg compared to an average of 15.3 kg in the dug earthed up drills. Have a few more to do.
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:05 pm   Subject: No dig mypex potato
I'd eat a pound of Kerry gold myself !!!
  Topic: Mypex / do dig garden
vincent71

Replies: 24
Views: 18092

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:41 pm   Subject: Mypex no dig method
Hi folks. Just an update on spuds. I've dug up 2 drills of early main crops blue Danube. Got nearly 30 kg. Happy with that as I wasn't sure if the compost in the soil would be enough to feed them. The ...
  Topic: Gathering your own horse manure
vincent71

Replies: 10
Views: 8440

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:49 am   Subject: Gathering your own horse manure
Picked up two van loads of well rotted horse manure this week from the farmer next door. Absolutely chocker block full of worms.
 
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