Search found 5 matches

by ballamara
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Best place to grow tomatoes
Replies: 21
Views: 7375

Re: Best place to grow tomatoes

I am thinking of growing this years tomatoes in pots in the shade house. Keeping water up to them in the veggie garden was very difficult this year. The one thing that worries me is pollination, any thoughts on this?
by ballamara
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: growing potatoes
Replies: 14
Views: 2531

Re: growing potatoes

I also think a cardboard box would become a bit soggy. However once I used a polystyrene fruit box, the trouble with that was it wasn't really deep enough. I have also tried the commercial potato planters they work but I have gone back to good old mother earth.
by ballamara
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello again.
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Re: Hello again.

Hello Weedo, by Australian standards we are right next door. There hasn't been any decent rain here for months and the dams are dry.Luckily the tanks are holding out.
by ballamara
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello again.
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Hello again.

Hello again, :wave: I haven't been about for ages due to getting a new computer and forgetting where to find the forum. and harder still learning to use windows 10. We still live out here in central Victoria Oz, I have been doing more container growing than ever due to the very dry conditions. We ar...
by ballamara
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Grow lettuce in pop bottles
Replies: 13
Views: 4900

Re: Grow lettuce in pop bottles

What a great idea. Thank you.