The Cottage Smallholder


stumbling self sufficiency in a small space

Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
IN THE GARDEN 2019
Sat 25-May-19
10:38 am
Avatar
Ambersparkle

Supreme Being
Members

New members
Forum Posts: 6683
Member Since:
Wed 22-Dec-10
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thought I had better add this, as have so much to add about my Garden.  My big News, is , at last have managed to grow a Himalayan Poppy, tried for the last couple of Years, but nothing, true what they say, never give up.    Have as wide a range of Veggies as I have room for, so starting with Radish, Lettuce, Spring Onion, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Courgette, Beans, and Peas. Fruit, have Strawberries, Raspberries, Gooseberries, Blueberries, and Apples, eating, and cooking, forgot Rhubarb!

At the moment, am eating Radish, Lettuce thinnings, and Rhubarb, so that is a start.  Better make a start myself. Happy growing !

Sat 25-May-19
12:29 pm
Avatar
Sooliz
Somerset

Supreme Being
Members

New members
Forum Posts: 8079
Member Since:
Sun 30-Jan-11
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

What a lot you have growing, Tina!  We're quite behind with our veg growing this year (luckily, the fruit more or less takes care of itself), due to various ongoing problems.  Hopefully, it will all catch up in due course.

One new thing we're growing this year for the first time is asparagus, which I love....well, it's growing fine but we won't be able to harvest any this year, you're supposed to leave it for a year or two.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Sat 17-Aug-19
2:36 pm
Avatar
Ambersparkle

Supreme Being
Members

New members
Forum Posts: 6683
Member Since:
Wed 22-Dec-10
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Despite the dodgy Weather we have had in Scottieland, this year, have had a massive Harvest. My Carrots have been Whoppers, so proud of them, would enter them in a Show if I could. Red Onions, likewise, still loads to pick, the Cupboards are filling up with Chutney, and am, not even started on the Plums and Apples, at least am getting a short breathing Space. Bean out to water and feed my Tomatoes, and Cucumbers, but a nasty cold Wind has sprung up, so did not stay longer than I needed.

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 767

Currently Online:
32 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

brightspark: 10530

danast: 10232

Aly: 9516

Sooliz: 8079

Hattie: 6920

Ambersparkle: 6683

JoannaS: 4800

Terrier: 4518

eileen54: 4424

Xahha: 4231

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 9

Members: 16064

Moderators: 2

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 6

Forums: 25

Topics: 2271

Posts: 122998

Newest Members:

tiamikotaophel, grace_acebedo, ElsaVille, waterworks, rajeshsingh, Keena

Moderators: Toffeeapple: 16331, AdminTA: 10

Administrators: fn: 322, Danny: 5516


Copyright © 2006-2012 Cottage Smallholder      Our Privacy Policy      Advertise on Cottage Smallholder