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Hi all, I used to be an avid blogger on here and just wanted to let any of my (if any left) friends know that I’m back! I have to hang my head in shame as it’s been almost 3 years since I last did anything with my profile, I guess time and work kinda took over… anyway I’m back and thought I’d update you on what is going on in my garden ;-)

Well this year I’ve decided to grow potatoes in those grow sacks, now there’s 3 different types however I have noticed that Swift has died back with nearly all of what’s left of the leaves looking very tatty, it has also had an attack of rust on them… I’ll be posting up a q on this in bit!

Now I don’t know about anyone else but for some strange reason I’ve had a right problem growing courgettes and pumpkins from seed? I’m not sure if it’s because my seed was from last year (still in date till end of this year) but I have only successfully grown 1 pumpkin, and had to resort to buying 2 courgette plants from my local garden centre. Anyway the sunshine will be shining this weekend and I’ll be hoping to plant me runner beans out, enjoy the garden and it’s good to be back

Lucy :-)

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Nice that you are back ... although I don't remember you.
I have planted Swift potatoes in tubs. They are doing well. I'm sorry to hear you're having problems with yours.

3 Jun, 2015


I think courgettes are what I call cucumbers, correct? I never had luck with them - they are susceptible to so many problems.

3 Jun, 2015


Nice to have you back:o)

no Bathgate courgettes are what you call zucchini, they are in the cucumber family of course but cucumbers are the same this side of the pond :o)

4 Jun, 2015


WOW! You joined GOY in May 2007 and this website's records go back to Jan 2007 so you are one of the origional members of GOY! Your first blog was posted in July, 2007 and the title was "Happy Days". The first blog ever to appear on GOY was posted Feb 2007 and the blog's title was "What Is A Garden?"

6 Jun, 2015


Oops sorry!

6 Jun, 2015

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