Pea leaves yellowing
Pea Peashooter and Raised bed No1 Back garden
The leaves at the bottom of my pea plants are starting to go yellow and I don’t know why!!! I have had a quick look on the internet and seemingly it could be a multitude of things. Where do I start………….?
22°C / 72°F
May 20th 2011
I have heard that we are going to have a hot summer this year so I have planted four peppers of different varieties in my No1 Back Garden Raised bed.
21°C / 70°F
Pumpkin seeds! Where are you?
Pumpkin Dill's Atlantic
I looked for the Dill’s Atlantic Giant Pumpkin seeds that I sowed on April 5th this afternoon to see if they are sprouting yet. I cannot find them anywhere! Am I going mad? The only thing that could have happened is that I have labelled them wrongly.
Looks like I will have to wait and see w...
14°C / 57°F
Moved to Greenhouse 1
Tomato Tumbling Tom Moved, Windowsill garden , Greenhouse Number 1 garden , Chilli pepper 'Sunburst' Moved,...
I have moved these to greenhouse 1
16°C / 61°F
Moving seedlings from windowsill to Greenhouse
My wife is getting a little distressed with the amount of seedlings I have growing on windowsills throughout the house. I can see her point, so yesterday, I put a little electric heater in the No1 Greenhouse and moved a lot of the seedlings into there. It is thermostatically controlled and the gr...
15°C / 59°F
Broad bean 'Aquadulce Claudia' Sown and Back Container garden
I sowed these in a container just behind Greenhouse No 1 where there is a small trianglular space which gets some sun later in the day. This is day 15 and up to now I cannot see any signs of germination. I’ll keep my fingers crossed.
Thank goodness they have all sprouted a few days ago. Wor...
15°C / 59°F
Granddaughter's tomato seedling
Tomato 'Gardener's delight' and Windowsill garden
My granddaughter Lauren gave me a little purple plastic container the other week saying: “here you are granddad, you can grow some seeds in that". This container is about three-quarters of an inch in diameter and about three inches deep. When I sowed my Gardener’s Delight tomatoe...
10°C / 50°F
Pot cleaning week
I spent most of yesterday and part of today (apart from time spent looking after grandchildren) cleaning pots ready for the gardening year. Pots of all shapes and sizes. I didn’t realise I had so many. Pots that I bought just because I thought I may run of out that particlar size sometime i...
11°C / 52°F