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by grumpyoldgit
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Homemade fertiliser
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: Homemade fertiliser

Thanks for that Green Aura. The chap that I refered to I think grows Comfrey so I think that a word in his ear is called for !
Michael
by grumpyoldgit
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Homemade fertiliser
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Homemade fertiliser

A bloke that I know makes his own fertiliser from nettles and I'm wondering if any ishers do the same and is it any good. I made a small amount yesterday but I don't know whether I should have removed the seeds before I put them to soak for three weeks. Can anyone help ?
Michael
by grumpyoldgit
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What are you harvesting now?
Replies: 42
Views: 3048

Re: What are you harvesting now?

Broad beans, peas and carrots. Just a few of each but I'm chuffed to bits.
Michael
by grumpyoldgit
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: 'eyup
Replies: 5
Views: 635

'eyup

Many years ago I read John Seymour's book 'The Fat of the Land' and ever since then I've wanted to grow some veg and now 50 + years later I've made a start.My garden is tiny and very exposed to the elements but last year I grew Desiree potatoes in ten 3 gallon builders buckets bought from a well kno...