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Spring 2024 : Church Crookham and Fleet Garden Society, Trading Hut News

 
Trading shed
 

The trading hut (fully re-stocked) will be open on Saturdays, 2024, 10am -11.30am  – until October

Wishing all our readers “Happy Gardening 2024”

Trading Hut, Church Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, GU52 8LD, (opposite the Wyvern pub).

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Trading Hut
Our Trading Hut is in the Car Park of the Church Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, GU52 8LD, (opposite the Wyvern pub). The entrance for vehicles is 60m from the junction with Aldershot Road (Church Crookham).

We are open on Saturday mornings between 10.00 and 11.30hrs during the growing season.


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Did You Know?

Frogs toads, newts, hedgehogs, slow worms and grass snakes are all great eaters of slugs so I would like them to stay in my garden. An untidy heap of sticks and leaves in a quiet corner will give them somewhere to hibernate. Do, please, remember this before lighting a bonfire!


In the hut we stock a variety of products including composts, growbags, fertilizers, insecticides, canes, grass seed and lawn treatment, and much more.

During April and May members own plants and seedlings are often available.
We would appreciate feedback from our members on the trading facilities and stock we offer, and would welcome any suggestions to improve the service we currently provide.



Pesticides for Home Gardeners  | RHS Advisory Service February 2020

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CHURCH CROOKHAM GARDEN SOCIETY
HINTS FOR SOME COMMONLY USED FERTILISERS


Nitrogen – Indicated as ‘N’ Used for rapid growth in the foliage of plants, eg lettuce, cabbages etc

Phosphate – Indicated as ‘P’ For promoting root growth, eg carrots, beetroot and plants in general

Potash – Indicated as ‘K’ For ripening of fruit and stems, colour in flowers etc

Bonemeal High in phosphates, slow acting

Blood, Fish & Bone A good, general fertiliser

Garotta Aids the rotting down of garden compost

Growmore A very balanced fertiliser for most requirements, both vegetables and flowers

Lawn Sand Moss and weed killer in lawns.  Best time to use – April to June

Maxicrop A seaweed based liquid fertiliser for general use

Sulphate of Ammonia A high nitrogen fertiliser, very quick acting.  Do not put on foliage, or scorching will take place.  Can also be used to aid compost making

Sulphate of Potash A high potash fertiliser, safe and quick acting.  Can feed most plants, and is not readily washed out of the soil

Spring and Summer Lawn Food General fertiliser for lawns.  Quick acting in promoting a lush, green grass (nitrogen based).  Water in if no rain within 24 hours, or it will scorch the existing grass

Autumn and Winter Lawn Food As implied, promotes root growth (phosphate based) to support grass through the ravages of winter

Superphosphate A very high phosphate fertiliser, rapid in action for promoting root growth.  Remains available to plants for a long time

Tomorite A good, liquid fertiliser for tomatoes.  Fairly high in potash



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