GIY Know-How

November Growers Calendar

November Growers Calendar

November 20, 2019

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November Growers Calendar

November Growers Calendar

November 20, 2019

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The Hows And Whys Of Autumn Onions And Garlic

The Hows And Whys Of Autumn Onions And Garlic

November 20, 2019

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Growing Tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes

March 11, 2019

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The Bascis by Michael Kelly - How to grow radishes

The Bascis by Michael Kelly - How to grow radishes

August 24, 2018

Radishes can be sown pretty much anywhere!
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Richard's Ramblings August 24th - Richard Keeps It Going As Long As Possible

Richard's Ramblings August 24th - Richard Keeps It Going As Long As Possible

August 24, 2018

Richard keeps it going as long as possible on the veg patch!
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The Basics by Michael Kelly - August Sowing

The Basics by Michael Kelly - August Sowing

August 17, 2018 2 Comments

There’s still some sowing left to be done before all the growth goes out of the year so this week I have been busy in the potting shed, and direct sowing in the small polytunnel. 
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The Basics by Michael Kelly -  Bacillus thuringiensis

The Basics by Michael Kelly - Bacillus thuringiensis

August 10, 2018 1 Comment

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a naturally occurring bacteria, common in soils, that causes disease and starvation in certain insects, notably caterpillars.
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Richard's Ramblings August 10th - Pests and Diseases

Richard's Ramblings August 10th - Pests and Diseases

August 10, 2018

Everything seems a little more normal now, the soil is moist and the cooler temperatures suit both gardeners and our common crop plants.
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The Basics by Michael Kelly - Harvesting Garlic

The Basics by Michael Kelly - Harvesting Garlic

August 03, 2018

Knowing when to lift garlic can be a tricky proposition - harvest them too early and the bulbs will be too small, but harvest too late and the bulbs will begin to loose their quality.
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Richard's Ramblings August 3rd - The rain finally came

Richard's Ramblings August 3rd - The rain finally came

August 03, 2018 3 Comments

The rain finally came, the soil seems moistened to a reasonable depth so it’s time to get moving on sowing for the winter.
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The Basics by Michael Kelly - Sow Turnips

The Basics by Michael Kelly - Sow Turnips

July 26, 2018

Turnips are very easy to grow and because they produce a crop so quickly, they are an ideal candidate for late summer sowing.
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