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Post: # 23717Post cir3ngirl »

I am a single mum and childminder and would love an allotment, but till then my garden is full of pots with veg in. My runners are the talk in the neighbourhood. My secert is home made nettle feed. The children are all involved with planting, watering and weeding. The minded ones will all get to take the harvest home. I don't care weather they eat them or not as long as they know where they come from.


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Post: # 23723Post greenbean »

Hi Cir3ngirl, that's lovely that you are doing your bit for educating the youngsters, good for you. So, do you just steep nettles in water for a couple of weeks and then pour the liquid onto the soil? I did this last year and what a stink from the bucket, my goodness! I was amazed, but I am interested if it aids cropping.

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Hiya, welcome to the forum!
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Post: # 23727Post Martin »

what a great way for kids to grow up! - welcome! :cheers:
seen it done with comfrey........

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Post: # 23729Post Andy Hamilton »

I use comfrey fertiliser myself, it reeks how about nettles? I imagine it is much the same.

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Hi and welcome to the forum!

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Post: # 23774Post Millie »

:hello2: and welcome!

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Post: # 23825Post cir3ngirl »

Thanks for all your words of welcome. All I do is put nettles in water then the children go out every day for 2or3 weeks until the smell almost hits them backwards they we strain and bottle it. I dilute it and water away. The resutls are great.

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Post: # 23879Post Hillbilly »

Hello Cirengirl!!! Welcome to the forum :mrgreen:

I'm from Cheltenham/Cirencester area originally and all my relatives still there:-) Cor, love the place - we're back there in September for a few days before we go on honeymoon.

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Post: # 23981Post Wombat »

G'Day Cir3ngirl!

Welcome to the forum. Well done on getting your kids involved!

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