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    Dawn

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    Post by Dawn on Sun 29 Aug 2010, 6:44 pm

    I planted some spring onions along with some seed from the chives of last year. Inbetween I put some radish seeds and they are all coming up! hooray!. I see a tomato or two found their way in there also! The chives are the finer looking ones inbetween the onions!





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    Post by Dawn on Sun 29 Aug 2010, 6:45 pm

    The radish
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    Post by Dawn on Sun 29 Aug 2010, 6:46 pm

    A spring onion seedling

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    Post by Dawn on Thu 09 Sep 2010, 4:23 pm

    All seems well on the onion front :D


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    Post by Dawn on Sun 19 Sep 2010, 6:41 pm

    This image is a bit blurry , but here are the first radish


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    Post by Dawn on Sun 19 Sep 2010, 11:06 pm

    They were very very sweet and not too peppery either!
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    Post by Glad E Olah on Sun 14 Nov 2010, 4:12 pm

    What is the idea for lining the containers with what looks like heavy black plastic? Are all container gardens planted using plastic to line the containers?
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    Post by Joy on Sun 14 Nov 2010, 4:18 pm

    Those are large planter boxes constructed from wood, Glad & the black heavy duty plastic liner would be there to protect the wood & help prevent rot. It also helps to stop the soil from drying out too quickly. There would be drainage holes at the bottom to let excess water drain away.

    This type of liner would be a good idea for any lining any container made from wood, such as old barrels.
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    Post by Dawn on Tue 23 Nov 2010, 5:19 pm

    Glad E Olah wrote:What is the idea for lining the containers with what looks like heavy black plastic? Are all container gardens planted using plastic to line the containers?

    Hi Glad :), yes what Joy says is right that is exactly why they line these boxes with plastic. The wood these are made from is already treated for outdoors, hence no varnish protection on the outside. But the plastic will save the middle from rot as with constant use the soil will always be wet.

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