Tag Archive | plants

Quadgrow To Wilma Conversion…….

This is something I decided to do a while back, convert one of my Quadgrows into a 4 pot Wilma system. I was going to wait until the end of the growing season to do it, ready for next season….. however, I bought the bits I needed, and went ahead and did it today 🙂

Liquid Gold….

A couple of weeks ago, a few of my plants were looking like they needed a little extra nutrition. Instead of racing off to the garden centre and spending even more hard earned cash, I decided to use something I tried a few years ago…. Liqud Gold….. yes folks… URINE !!!   I know a […]

It’s Been A While !!!!!

Well folks….as the title of this says, it’s been a while since I’ve written anything. I won’t bore you with the reasons…suffice to say I haven’t been well. Anyway, what’s been going on the past couple of months ? Well….I helped my best mate Woody from Firefoods, at both the BBC Good Food Show & […]

Growing chilli plants under lights…..

As I have mentioned before…growing chillis can be an all year round hobby, with the use of growing lights. Now before I go any further, can I just say….. this is by no means a tutorial, or how-to guide, it is just me passing on some ideas that have worked for me over the last […]

Overwintered Purple Bhut Jolokia……

You may remember a while back, that I wrote an article about overwintering a chilli plant….for that, I used a Purple Bhut Jolokia as an example.

We Have Life !!….

Just 6 days after sowing, we have seedlings making their way into the world !

2013 Starts Today !!!!…..

After changing my sowing date for the 2012 season……

Growing Plants From Cuttings.

If you haven’t been fortunate enough to save any True To Type seeds, i.e seeds that haven’t been open pollinated,

October 13th… Winding Down The Season.

It was with a heavy heart,that I realised the time had come to start finishing the 2012 season.

Over-Winter a Chilli Plant

Ok… it’s the time of year, when a lot of chilli growers are taking the last pods off their plants…and pulling them up for the compost heap, with thoughts already on next season’s growing list.