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by howie
Tue Aug 19, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Fennel as a companion plant
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: Fennel as a companion plant

We have interplanted our fennel with carrots and it seems to have stopped the dreaded carrot fly this year. Only thing is, most of the fennel seems to have bolted despite having lots of water.
by howie
Tue Aug 19, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Sheffield
Replies: 7
Views: 1336

Hi from Sheffield

Hello everyone, I'm a newbie to the forum. My hubbie and I got into self-sufficiency about fifteen years ago after reading St. John Seymour's book. Since then we've kept chickens for eggs, also reared day-olds for meat, bred rabbits, kept ducks, quail, and grown a large proportion of our fruit & veg...