Rhubarb

If you’re not already sick of rhubarb, now is the time to stop pulling stalks. Stopping now gives the plant time to build up good stores for next year. It’s worth putting a little pelleted fertiliser around the plant and then just … Continue reading

Compost

We’re forecast to have some really hot weather, so while you’re watering the crops, check the compost heap, if it’s too dry it won’t compost as well.

Gardening Magazines

I think the July issues of Kitchen Garden and Grow your Own are worth buying, not only do they have 6 packets of seeds each, they have Edinburgh focused articles. Kitchen Garden has Watercress, Kale, Chard, Carrots, Spring Onion and Beetroot and an article … Continue reading

Cheap Plants

John McKinlay can certainly sniff out a bargain, and those lovely lavender plants at £1.50, from Morrison were definitely sniffing good. They have very good sized herbs at £1.50 and others e.g. corgettes at 79p. Worth taking a look

Plot-holders’ Meeting AGENDA – Saturday 12 April 2014

1. Matters Arising                         A) Toilet – update.                           B) Community Plot – maintenance – Joan A.                           C) Bee hives – progress?                           D) BBQ                           E) Plot Website   2. Damaged fence at the … Continue reading