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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #705 on: July 20, 2018, 09:08:48 AM »
2 butterflies evicted from the greenhouse. I hope they weren't laying eggs.

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« Reply #706 on: July 28, 2018, 13:58:43 PM »
Brown aphids have appeared in the greenhouse. No Ladybirds anywhere, so I've been squishing the aphids hoping Ladybirds do appear.

But still no sign, so I've just used a bio sticky spray to stop them moving about.

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« Reply #707 on: August 28, 2018, 18:32:27 PM »
Trimmed the grapevine again to allow the grapes to ripen faster. Quite a few good bunches again this year.

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« Reply #708 on: September 11, 2018, 15:49:49 PM »
Trimmed the lavender hedge and got the waste into the green bin about a minute before the binmen arrived.

I also planted-out the most difficult plant I have ever grown from seed, a type of Campanula. Very slow to germinate from dust-like seeds that took forever to increase in size.

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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #709 on: October 07, 2018, 15:45:13 PM »
The cucumbers and courgettes have finished now, so I ripped them out for composting.

The chillies are on the last keg to ripeness, apart from the Giant Peruvian Rocotos that are outside and still swelling loads of pods.

Next job is to stake down all the strawberry runners (hundreds) into individual pots for next year.

Oh, and pick more grapes. :din:

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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #710 on: November 17, 2018, 13:29:14 PM »
Started tidying the garden for the winter. Pots emptied, a bit of pruning, and removed annual plants to the compost.

There are still a few bunches of grapes, but some are mouldy now, so are being left for the Blackbirds.