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by bonniethomas06
Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chicken Coop Fencing
Replies: 17
Views: 3963

Chicken Coop Fencing

Hi, I am about to take on some hens and have a lovely new henhouse on the way. I need to build a permenant run area in the garden - foxes not really a problem and have timer door so they won't be out after dusk/before dawn. Can anyone please give me some advice as to how I can build an incredibly ch...
by bonniethomas06
Tue Mar 24, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Cucumber seedlings
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: Cucumber seedlings

They definately don't like being too hot - I lost a few as mine went in the g/house and it got a bit warm, they were all droopy and limp.

Luckily moving them outside perked them up a bit but I have had to move them outside every day since, where they seem to be happier.
by bonniethomas06
Tue Mar 24, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: How many tomato plants do you grow?
Replies: 26
Views: 1601

Re: How many tomato plants do you grow?

Hi, 42 - 12 gardeners delight, 12 'roma' (plum), 12 moneymaker (for cooking) and 6 santini (from a M&S tomato). I thought this was too many, but having read your posts, maybe not!?! It is all I am going to fit in the g/house, what with the aubergenes (12) and peppers (12) and chillis (8). Will s...
by bonniethomas06
Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: what are you sowing?
Replies: 85
Views: 4441

Re: what are you sowing?

hi and welcome bonniethomas 21 cucumbers plants? you must like cucumber salads! Thanks! I am not really that keen on cucumbers, but I seem to have this innate terror that I haven't grown enough...even though every year without fail I have to heartbreakingly consign hundreds of seedlings to the comp...
by bonniethomas06
Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:29 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: what are you sowing?
Replies: 85
Views: 4441

Re: what are you sowing?

I don't belieeeeve it! On Saturday afternoon I sowed about 25 cucumber seeds in seed compost with a sprinkling of Vermiculite and put in a heated propagator on a windowsill. On Monday evening after work I checked them and found that 21 seeds were now little seedlings! Is that the fastest germination...

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