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  2. ARMANDII
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    VEGETABLE GROWING 2020

    Gosh!! Must be worth a haggle that one, should be a penny a seed, especially as it is for charity !!Steve...:)
    Gosh!! Must be worth a haggle that one, should be a penny a seed, especially as it is for charity !!Steve...:)
    Gosh!! Must be worth a haggle that one, should be a penny a seed, especially as it is for charity !!Steve...:)
    Gosh!! Must be worth a haggle that one, should be a penny a seed, especially as it is for charity !!Steve...:)
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  3. ARMANDII
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    CHILLIES 2020

    I hope you like them, @JWK . I was delighted when hubby said that there are some Anaheim that have germinated... (it’s the Lombardo and Serrano that have not yet shown any signs). Apparently the...
    I hope you like them, @JWK . I was delighted when hubby said that there are some Anaheim that have germinated... (it’s the Lombardo and Serrano that have not yet shown any signs). Apparently the labels are too faintly written to photograph....
    I hope you like them, @JWK . I was delighted when hubby said that there are some Anaheim that have germinated... (it’s the Lombardo and Serrano that have not yet shown any signs). Apparently the labels are too faintly written to photograph....
    I hope you like them, @JWK . I was delighted when hubby said that there are some Anaheim that have germinated... (it’s the Lombardo and Serrano that have not yet shown any signs). Apparently the...
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  4. ARMANDII
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    TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2020

    Has anyone noticed that seed grown one season tastes slightly different to the next season when using the seed from the same packet. Eg: Shirley, second season this tasted better than the first,...
    Has anyone noticed that seed grown one season tastes slightly different to the next season when using the seed from the same packet. Eg: Shirley, second season this tasted better than the first, again using seed from the same packet. Ok it may be I was feeding more one season to the next.
    Has anyone noticed that seed grown one season tastes slightly different to the next season when using the seed from the same packet. Eg: Shirley, second season this tasted better than the first, again using seed from the same packet. Ok it may...
    Has anyone noticed that seed grown one season tastes slightly different to the next season when using the seed from the same packet. Eg: Shirley, second season this tasted better than the first,...
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  5. ARMANDII
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    GARDENERS DELIGHT SEED AND GERMINATION AND GROWING 2020

    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
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  6. JWK
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    Giant Onions 2020

    @JWK I usually sow mine on Boxing Day but :doh::doh::doh:discovered that I didn't have any left and obviously I forgot to put "order Kelsae seeds" on my to do list! I ordered them via fax on Saturday and...
    @JWK I usually sow mine on Boxing Day but :doh::doh::doh:discovered that I didn't have any left and obviously I forgot to put "order Kelsae seeds" on my to do list! I ordered them via fax on Saturday and hopefully will have them in a few weeks. I'm still eating the ones from this past summer Yum! Hope yours...
    @JWK I usually sow mine on Boxing Day but :doh::doh::doh:discovered that I didn't have any left and obviously I forgot to put "order Kelsae seeds" on my to do list! I ordered them via fax on Saturday and hopefully will have them in a few weeks. I'm still...
    @JWK I usually sow mine on Boxing Day but :doh::doh::doh:discovered that I didn't have any left and obviously I forgot to put "order Kelsae seeds" on my to do list! I ordered them via fax on Saturday and...
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  7. JWK
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    Tomato Grafting

    It doesn't feel satisfying unless you've got a glut so here's hoping that you're up to your eyeballs with them both.
    It doesn't feel satisfying unless you've got a glut so here's hoping that you're up to your eyeballs with them both.
    It doesn't feel satisfying unless you've got a glut so here's hoping that you're up to your eyeballs with them both.
    It doesn't feel satisfying unless you've got a glut so here's hoping that you're up to your eyeballs with them both.
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  8. shiney
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    How To I.D. Your Apples - and some fruits

    This is a very good site for identifying your apples if you want to.Basic searches can be done without joining up.More complicated searches may require joining.fruitID | Apple...
    This is a very good site for identifying your apples if you want to.Basic searches can be done without joining up.More complicated searches may require joining.fruitID | Apple Identification | Apple Varieties | Apple CultivarsWe went to an Apple Day at our local orchard and got our...
    This is a very good site for identifying your apples if you want to.Basic searches can be done without joining up.More complicated searches may require joining.fruitID | Apple Identification | Apple Varieties | Apple CultivarsWe went to...
    This is a very good site for identifying your apples if you want to.Basic searches can be done without joining up.More complicated searches may require joining.fruitID | Apple...
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  9. Steve R
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    Sowing seeds too early.

    Very useful information Steve :blue thumb:
    Very useful information Steve :blue thumb:
    Very useful information Steve :blue thumb:
    Very useful information Steve :blue thumb:
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  10. Steve R
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    Informative x 4

    Giant Pumpkin Growing Guide

    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
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  12. Vince
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    I can almost smell

    Does anyone know the variety of tomatoes that the supermarkets sell? Are they just golf balls painted red? :biggrin:
    Does anyone know the variety of tomatoes that the supermarkets sell? Are they just golf balls painted red? :biggrin:
    Does anyone know the variety of tomatoes that the supermarkets sell? Are they just golf balls painted red? :biggrin:
    Does anyone know the variety of tomatoes that the supermarkets sell? Are they just golf balls painted red? :biggrin:
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  13. RobB

    Low growing peas

    I think they will be perfect @mazambo, thanks a lot. I must've been looking with my eyes shut. :doh:
    I think they will be perfect @mazambo, thanks a lot. I must've been looking with my eyes shut. :doh:
    I think they will be perfect @mazambo, thanks a lot. I must've been looking with my eyes shut. :doh:
    I think they will be perfect @mazambo, thanks a lot. I must've been looking with my eyes shut. :doh:
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  14. Fat Controller

    Semi-ornamental edibles...

    Not for this year, but maybe next! They do look pretty. Thank you :)
    Not for this year, but maybe next! They do look pretty. Thank you :)
    Not for this year, but maybe next! They do look pretty. Thank you :)
    Not for this year, but maybe next! They do look pretty. Thank you :)
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  15. Paul Blackburn

    Asparagus Question

    When the spears poke up in the Spring (exactly when depends on your area/climate), you can take a stem or two from each plant. (Before the pointy end starts opening out). If the plants are big and...
    When the spears poke up in the Spring (exactly when depends on your area/climate), you can take a stem or two from each plant. (Before the pointy end starts opening out). If the plants are big and strong, you can do it again this year. That will probably be it for 2020, but as long as the fern...
    When the spears poke up in the Spring (exactly when depends on your area/climate), you can take a stem or two from each plant. (Before the pointy end starts opening out). If the plants are big and strong, you can do it again this year. That will...
    When the spears poke up in the Spring (exactly when depends on your area/climate), you can take a stem or two from each plant. (Before the pointy end starts opening out). If the plants are big and...
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  16. Webmaster

    Jerusalem Artichokes - Anyone else growing them this year ?

    I used to grow them and they made a very good soup. We don't grow any root veg nowadays :noidea:As they discolour so easily it's best to dip them in acidulated water when preparing them.
    I used to grow them and they made a very good soup. We don't grow any root veg nowadays :noidea:As they discolour so easily it's best to dip them in acidulated water when preparing them.
    I used to grow them and they made a very good soup. We don't grow any root veg nowadays :noidea:As they discolour so easily it's best to dip them in acidulated water when preparing them.
    I used to grow them and they made a very good soup. We don't grow any root veg nowadays :noidea:As they discolour so easily it's best to dip them in acidulated water when preparing them.
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  17. charliew50

    Next steps advice for clearing nettles and turning into veg bed

    Hi Charlie,There are some mixed messages here, I'll explain and ask a few questions.Firstly, what is the mulch? If it is ready to use compost then that is all good, if it is for example...
    Hi Charlie,There are some mixed messages here, I'll explain and ask a few questions.Firstly, what is the mulch? If it is ready to use compost then that is all good, if it is for example woodchip or shredded bark, then that is suitable for topping over weed membrane to make paths, or to...
    Hi Charlie,There are some mixed messages here, I'll explain and ask a few questions.Firstly, what is the mulch? If it is ready to use compost then that is all good, if it is for example woodchip or shredded bark, then that is suitable for...
    Hi Charlie,There are some mixed messages here, I'll explain and ask a few questions.Firstly, what is the mulch? If it is ready to use compost then that is all good, if it is for example...
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  18. ChilliPepper

    Somethings Eating my Beans and Peas!

    OK thanks. The RHS is quite laid-back about them and says strong plants will pull through. They give a list of things to apply but I'll probably just monitor the plants for a week or two.I...
    OK thanks. The RHS is quite laid-back about them and says strong plants will pull through. They give a list of things to apply but I'll probably just monitor the plants for a week or two.I have great hopes for my early Broad Beans. Last year's early planting resulted in an early and...
    OK thanks. The RHS is quite laid-back about them and says strong plants will pull through. They give a list of things to apply but I'll probably just monitor the plants for a week or two.I have great hopes for my early Broad Beans. Last...
    OK thanks. The RHS is quite laid-back about them and says strong plants will pull through. They give a list of things to apply but I'll probably just monitor the plants for a week or two.I...
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  19. Marley Farley

    GARDENERS DELIGHT TOMATO SEED GERMINATION AND GROWING 2019

    Sorry to hear that @Vince - I can easily send you a fresh packet so don't worry.
    Sorry to hear that @Vince - I can easily send you a fresh packet so don't worry.
    Sorry to hear that @Vince - I can easily send you a fresh packet so don't worry.
    Sorry to hear that @Vince - I can easily send you a fresh packet so don't worry.
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  20. Loki
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    Chillies 2019

    That's ok,anytime have a good Sunday. :)
    That's ok,anytime have a good Sunday. :)
    That's ok,anytime have a good Sunday. :)
    That's ok,anytime have a good Sunday. :)
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  21. Steve R

    Busting the myth, Carrots and Parsnips in compost/manure.

    I have myself grown carrots in partly rotted manure, many times before and have stated as such many times here on GC. Still many people will quote that doing so causes "forking", because it is...
    I have myself grown carrots in partly rotted manure, many times before and have stated as such many times here on GC. Still many people will quote that doing so causes "forking", because it is enshrined in folklore and over time it itself becomes "law" and is quoted often in many publications. I...
    I have myself grown carrots in partly rotted manure, many times before and have stated as such many times here on GC. Still many people will quote that doing so causes "forking", because it is enshrined in folklore and over time it itself becomes...
    I have myself grown carrots in partly rotted manure, many times before and have stated as such many times here on GC. Still many people will quote that doing so causes "forking", because it is...
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  22. Hehfaar

    Edible for shady area

    I have found chives, rhubarb and tarragon have grown OK in shade. Reading about what to grow in shade for food before I found that as a general rule crops that are harvested as leaves or roots can...
    I have found chives, rhubarb and tarragon have grown OK in shade. Reading about what to grow in shade for food before I found that as a general rule crops that are harvested as leaves or roots can do OK as it is more the plants that need a longer growing season and more light to produce fruit...
    I have found chives, rhubarb and tarragon have grown OK in shade. Reading about what to grow in shade for food before I found that as a general rule crops that are harvested as leaves or roots can do OK as it is more the plants that need a longer...
    I have found chives, rhubarb and tarragon have grown OK in shade. Reading about what to grow in shade for food before I found that as a general rule crops that are harvested as leaves or roots can...
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  23. RobB

    Marrows and courgettes

    :yikes: Good heavens @Scrungee , that's a LOT of courgette you have! Or could it just be that you have very small feet..? ;)With a specimen like that I'd be tempted to make a feast and roast it whole, or...
    :yikes: Good heavens @Scrungee , that's a LOT of courgette you have! Or could it just be that you have very small feet..? ;)With a specimen like that I'd be tempted to make a feast and roast it whole, or cut in half lengthwise on open fire.Anyways, most, most impressive! :dbgrtmb:
    :yikes: Good heavens @Scrungee , that's a LOT of courgette you have! Or could it just be that you have very small feet..? ;)With a specimen like that I'd be tempted to make a feast and roast it whole, or cut in half lengthwise on open fire.Anyways,...
    :yikes: Good heavens @Scrungee , that's a LOT of courgette you have! Or could it just be that you have very small feet..? ;)With a specimen like that I'd be tempted to make a feast and roast it whole, or...
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  24. FlourishAnn

    Pea is not sprouting

    Neeps, maybe, if your in Scotland?:biggrin:
    Neeps, maybe, if your in Scotland?:biggrin:
    Neeps, maybe, if your in Scotland?:biggrin:
    Neeps, maybe, if your in Scotland?:biggrin:
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  25. Paul Blackburn

    Question about Tomatoes

    Last season I grew Super Marmalade, Crystal,Ferline & Shirley. Shirley was the best Taste & cropper........Crystal is the one I won't grow again. Hope this helps Paul.
    Last season I grew Super Marmalade, Crystal,Ferline & Shirley. Shirley was the best Taste & cropper........Crystal is the one I won't grow again. Hope this helps Paul.
    Last season I grew Super Marmalade, Crystal,Ferline & Shirley. Shirley was the best Taste & cropper........Crystal is the one I won't grow again. Hope this helps Paul.
    Last season I grew Super Marmalade, Crystal,Ferline & Shirley. Shirley was the best Taste & cropper........Crystal is the one I won't grow again. Hope this helps Paul.
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  26. Paul Blackburn

    Raspberry Query

    Autumn fruiting raspberries fruit on the new growth. Prune after they have fruited - mine are now due for pruning. Leave the new shoots - you will get your fruit on these canes next year.
    Autumn fruiting raspberries fruit on the new growth. Prune after they have fruited - mine are now due for pruning. Leave the new shoots - you will get your fruit on these canes next year.
    Autumn fruiting raspberries fruit on the new growth. Prune after they have fruited - mine are now due for pruning. Leave the new shoots - you will get your fruit on these canes next year.
    Autumn fruiting raspberries fruit on the new growth. Prune after they have fruited - mine are now due for pruning. Leave the new shoots - you will get your fruit on these canes next year.
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  27. Sian in Belgium
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    To make you laugh - this year’s carrot harvest!

    Our tub of carrots grew an unusual specimen.
    Our tub of carrots grew an unusual specimen.
    Our tub of carrots grew an unusual specimen.
    Our tub of carrots grew an unusual specimen.
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  28. ricky101

    Raspberry Varieties...

    Can't help you on the Summer variety's all I can say is they are pruned differently, I didn't fancy growing summer varietys because the increased chance of maggots being in the fruit:eeew:.Maybe you...
    Can't help you on the Summer variety's all I can say is they are pruned differently, I didn't fancy growing summer varietys because the increased chance of maggots being in the fruit:eeew:.Maybe you could double crop your Autumn variety's ? cut half of the stems to the ground and leave the other...
    Can't help you on the Summer variety's all I can say is they are pruned differently, I didn't fancy growing summer varietys because the increased chance of maggots being in the fruit:eeew:.Maybe you could double crop your Autumn variety's ? cut half...
    Can't help you on the Summer variety's all I can say is they are pruned differently, I didn't fancy growing summer varietys because the increased chance of maggots being in the fruit:eeew:.Maybe you...
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  29. Engelbert

    Is this old apple tree beyond saving (I hope not)?

    Hi mike ok think l leave boris cuttings alone lol those secateures are ouch indeed
    Hi mike ok think l leave boris cuttings alone lol those secateures are ouch indeed
    Hi mike ok think l leave boris cuttings alone lol those secateures are ouch indeed
    Hi mike ok think l leave boris cuttings alone lol those secateures are ouch indeed
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  30. Steve R
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    Vegetable Growing 2019

    You certainly get some good results my friend, and everything looks so healthy. Long gone are my veggie growing days. Root veg often would cause a laugh, where mishapes were dug up. The weather...
    You certainly get some good results my friend, and everything looks so healthy. Long gone are my veggie growing days. Root veg often would cause a laugh, where mishapes were dug up. The weather at times played hell with the potato crop. Dry season and most turned out like moth balls. Wet...
    You certainly get some good results my friend, and everything looks so healthy. Long gone are my veggie growing days. Root veg often would cause a laugh, where mishapes were dug up. The weather at times played hell with the potato crop. Dry...
    You certainly get some good results my friend, and everything looks so healthy. Long gone are my veggie growing days. Root veg often would cause a laugh, where mishapes were dug up. The weather...
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  31. TMAK

    Tommys First Vegetable Garden

    Hi everyone, Thanks for all the advice and encouragement, I have to say Im getting excited about it now. Unfortunately I didn't get anything done over the weekend had a bit of a family emergency...
    Hi everyone, Thanks for all the advice and encouragement, I have to say Im getting excited about it now. Unfortunately I didn't get anything done over the weekend had a bit of a family emergency but all is back to normal now. I have decided on an area, for no at least. I am going to take an...
    Hi everyone, Thanks for all the advice and encouragement, I have to say Im getting excited about it now. Unfortunately I didn't get anything done over the weekend had a bit of a family emergency but all is back to normal now. I have decided on...
    Hi everyone, Thanks for all the advice and encouragement, I have to say Im getting excited about it now. Unfortunately I didn't get anything done over the weekend had a bit of a family emergency...
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