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Tags archives: greenhouse

The War On Slugs - Part 2

Following on from last week’s guide to mollusc-bashing, here are some more ways to banish slugs from your garden. The War on Slugs has three fronts. The chemical (poisoning with[...]

Tomatoes

I’m excited. A big box has appeared from Spalding Plant & Bulb Company containing all manner of interesting and exciting things, not least of which are some packets of tomato s[...]

Summer Bulbs

February is a cruel month. More often than not (and I have a feeling that this year will be no exception) it taunts us with promise - buds bursting, early bulbs poking through the [...]

Eager for Spring to Start!

With all the bad weather around we were very lucky in this corner of the UK to enjoy a relatively dry weekend. After all the wet and cold weather I felt a sense of freedo[...]

Preparing for spring

We’ve said goodbye to our Christmas festivities – welcomed in the New Year and now look forward to the arrival of spring. There will be many of you like Adrian and myself that c[...]

In Due Season - November

This is the month of clearing and planting. In all parts of the garden, move spent plantings and crops and compost or burn. Cut-down dead perennials and shred the prunings. Sweep u[...]

Looking after the greenhouse

What you do regarding the cultivation of individual plants will largely depend on type and variety, but there are general rules of maintenance which will apply in most cases. If[...]

Siting the greenhouse

Greenhouses are usually supplied with a plinth of the same material they are constructed with and this can be placed straight on to the earth or concrete where the house is to be e[...]

Types of Greenhouses

Lean-to greenhouses are next to the rectangular ones in the popularity stakes. They can be attached to a house wall, high garden wall, or over a door. They are almost as satisfacto[...]

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