Edible Gardening

Sort By:
Title
Replies Views
Last Message ↓
  1.   » Sticky Threads
  2. JWK
    Sticky

    Tomato taste test 2021

    Thanks for your comments. Obviously I will be watching them. Sure you're correct about strength sapping. Leggy cuttings in the past (not tomatos) I've potted up deeper. Thanks again.
    Thanks for your comments. Obviously I will be watching them. Sure you're correct about strength sapping. Leggy cuttings in the past (not tomatos) I've potted up deeper. Thanks again.
    Thanks for your comments. Obviously I will be watching them. Sure you're correct about strength sapping. Leggy cuttings in the past (not tomatos) I've potted up deeper. Thanks again.
    Thanks for your comments. Obviously I will be watching them. Sure you're correct about strength sapping. Leggy cuttings in the past (not tomatos) I've potted up deeper. Thanks again.
    Replies:
    23
    Views:
    867
  3. JWK
    Sticky

    Vegetable Growing 2021

    @Hanglow my greenhouse is similarly shaded during the winter. I do get a crop of winter lettuce but it grows very slowly. Yours look good, should get some. Watch out for slugs at this time of year...
    @Hanglow my greenhouse is similarly shaded during the winter. I do get a crop of winter lettuce but it grows very slowly. Yours look good, should get some. Watch out for slugs at this time of year year.
    @Hanglow my greenhouse is similarly shaded during the winter. I do get a crop of winter lettuce but it grows very slowly. Yours look good, should get some. Watch out for slugs at this time of year year.
    @Hanglow my greenhouse is similarly shaded during the winter. I do get a crop of winter lettuce but it grows very slowly. Yours look good, should get some. Watch out for slugs at this time of year...
    Replies:
    173
    Views:
    6,015
  4. JWK
    Sticky
    Like x 4

    Chillies 2021

    Hello @JimmyB,This year was the first with my new larger greenhouse. Most of my chilis were planted in 18litre pots with some of the ornamentals in 10/11 litre pots. I planted many Superhots but...
    Hello @JimmyB,This year was the first with my new larger greenhouse. Most of my chilis were planted in 18litre pots with some of the ornamentals in 10/11 litre pots. I planted many Superhots but some that were shall we say more traditional (Cayenne, Birds Eye......). I should also explain that...
    Hello @JimmyB,This year was the first with my new larger greenhouse. Most of my chilis were planted in 18litre pots with some of the ornamentals in 10/11 litre pots. I planted many Superhots but some that were shall we say more traditional...
    Hello @JimmyB,This year was the first with my new larger greenhouse. Most of my chilis were planted in 18litre pots with some of the ornamentals in 10/11 litre pots. I planted many Superhots but...
    Replies:
    247
    Views:
    8,565
  5. JWK
    Sticky
    Like x 3

    Tomato Growing Thread 2021

    Thank you: yes - I've just had a read. Sounds like either one uses Bordeaux Mixture - which includes a toxic (to humans, livestock, fish and earthworms among others) copper compound, accumulating...
    Thank you: yes - I've just had a read. Sounds like either one uses Bordeaux Mixture - which includes a toxic (to humans, livestock, fish and earthworms among others) copper compound, accumulating up the food chain - or try the blight resistant varieties but they only go so far.I'm not keen on...
    Thank you: yes - I've just had a read. Sounds like either one uses Bordeaux Mixture - which includes a toxic (to humans, livestock, fish and earthworms among others) copper compound, accumulating up the food chain - or try the blight resistant...
    Thank you: yes - I've just had a read. Sounds like either one uses Bordeaux Mixture - which includes a toxic (to humans, livestock, fish and earthworms among others) copper compound, accumulating...
    Replies:
    792
    Views:
    23,734
  6. JWK
    Sticky

    Potato growing 2021

    Just tipped out my Kennebec 'seed' spuds. I bought some in 2018, but as they've never become available again, each year I grow some in pots of MPC grown under cover to produce tubers to sow the...
    Just tipped out my Kennebec 'seed' spuds. I bought some in 2018, but as they've never become available again, each year I grow some in pots of MPC grown under cover to produce tubers to sow the following year. In case of blight getting inside, I grow them 2 locations, planting late and...
    Just tipped out my Kennebec 'seed' spuds. I bought some in 2018, but as they've never become available again, each year I grow some in pots of MPC grown under cover to produce tubers to sow the following year. In case of blight getting inside, I...
    Just tipped out my Kennebec 'seed' spuds. I bought some in 2018, but as they've never become available again, each year I grow some in pots of MPC grown under cover to produce tubers to sow the...
    F7B9EC1F-2385-4BB4-84D2-A72EBF603ABD.png E4D56BD6-5660-422F-BEB3-16C0F2C9F941.jpeg IMG_20210222_153841428.jpg IMG_20210222_152251590.jpg IMG_20210222_152239555.jpg 3345CC7A-A528-44DA-8E97-17BD67DA6F8E.jpeg
    Replies:
    179
    Views:
    6,905
  7. JWK
    Sticky

    Giant Onions 2021

    Nice to see other people have Oxalis problems as well.:roflol:
    Nice to see other people have Oxalis problems as well.:roflol:
    Nice to see other people have Oxalis problems as well.:roflol:
    Nice to see other people have Oxalis problems as well.:roflol:
    Replies:
    20
    Views:
    1,123
  8. Steve R
    Sticky
    Like x 16

    Sowing seeds too early.

    The sticks
    The sticks
    The sticks
    The sticks
    IMG_20210522_200131946.jpg
    Replies:
    23
    Views:
    4,261
  9. JWK
    Sticky
    Like x 6

    Tomato Grafting

    Yes, it is worth the effort and I had a lot of fun doing it.
    Yes, it is worth the effort and I had a lot of fun doing it.
    Yes, it is worth the effort and I had a lot of fun doing it.
    Yes, it is worth the effort and I had a lot of fun doing it.
    Replies:
    210
    Views:
    31,561
  10. shiney
    Locked Sticky

    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...
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,064
  11. Steve R
    Sticky
    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
    Replies:
    11
    Views:
    5,613
  12.   » Normal Threads
  13. FrancescaH

    Fruit bush winter care?

    Excited for you, nothing to beat a new house with a proper garden :hapydancsmil:You will have to post pics of the new garden, before and after.If you do not already have them, well worth getting some of the...
    Excited for you, nothing to beat a new house with a proper garden :hapydancsmil:You will have to post pics of the new garden, before and after.If you do not already have them, well worth getting some of the many seed catalogues that have been sent out lately, the Kings Seeds being a very good one for veg...
    Excited for you, nothing to beat a new house with a proper garden :hapydancsmil:You will have to post pics of the new garden, before and after.If you do not already have them, well worth getting some of the many seed catalogues that have been sent out...
    Excited for you, nothing to beat a new house with a proper garden :hapydancsmil:You will have to post pics of the new garden, before and after.If you do not already have them, well worth getting some of the...
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    146
  14. Rokusii

    Edibles in containers/pots - watering

    Hello fellow TynesiderWith container growing the key is to get the biggest pots you can find. Watering is easier, and the plants are less likely to get blown over.Raised beds sound great,...
    Hello fellow TynesiderWith container growing the key is to get the biggest pots you can find. Watering is easier, and the plants are less likely to get blown over.Raised beds sound great, and it shouldn't be impossible to build one next to the house wall although it would be a good idea...
    Hello fellow TynesiderWith container growing the key is to get the biggest pots you can find. Watering is easier, and the plants are less likely to get blown over.Raised beds sound great, and it shouldn't be impossible to build one next to...
    Hello fellow TynesiderWith container growing the key is to get the biggest pots you can find. Watering is easier, and the plants are less likely to get blown over.Raised beds sound great,...
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    224
  15. IceColdRum

    Passiflora incarnata?

    Another update.The plant has reached heights of over 3 meters. And even with temperatures near zero degrees Celsius it didn't lose a single leaf. One of the flowers actually turned into a...
    Another update.The plant has reached heights of over 3 meters. And even with temperatures near zero degrees Celsius it didn't lose a single leaf. One of the flowers actually turned into a passion fruit. I let it sit for weeks and weeks. It is supposed to turn yellow but I figured that won't...
    Another update.The plant has reached heights of over 3 meters. And even with temperatures near zero degrees Celsius it didn't lose a single leaf. One of the flowers actually turned into a passion fruit. I let it sit for weeks and weeks. It is...
    Another update.The plant has reached heights of over 3 meters. And even with temperatures near zero degrees Celsius it didn't lose a single leaf. One of the flowers actually turned into a...
    P1250873.JPG IMG_20210330_164422.jpg IMG_20210330_164428.jpg IMG_20210406_184504.jpg IMG_20210419_164149.jpg IMG_20210728_174032.jpg
    Replies:
    15
    Views:
    1,062
  16. PhilC

    Help my Lemon tree is dropping all it's leaves!

    Hello Phil, I don't know whereabouts you are, but citrus are best kept in a cool, light but frost-free place over winter. They don't like being in hot, dry houses. They can't stand sitting in...
    Hello Phil, I don't know whereabouts you are, but citrus are best kept in a cool, light but frost-free place over winter. They don't like being in hot, dry houses. They can't stand sitting in water either. If you've got a south-facing porch or shelter of some kind, it'll be much happier...
    Hello Phil, I don't know whereabouts you are, but citrus are best kept in a cool, light but frost-free place over winter. They don't like being in hot, dry houses. They can't stand sitting in water either. If you've got a south-facing porch or...
    Hello Phil, I don't know whereabouts you are, but citrus are best kept in a cool, light but frost-free place over winter. They don't like being in hot, dry houses. They can't stand sitting in...
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    80
  17. portoman

    Complete beginner - idea for veg planting in autumn / shallow depths.

    . Also the planters are outside in the garden, not in a greenhouse.
    . Also the planters are outside in the garden, not in a greenhouse.
    . Also the planters are outside in the garden, not in a greenhouse.
    . Also the planters are outside in the garden, not in a greenhouse.
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    124
  18. Glynne Williams

    Taking Tomato plant cuttings

    Thanks for info! They in heated conservatory/greenhouse but havnt èxtra light ....... yet! Been thinking about it for a while but not purchased. Not really sure what to buy. Cuttings growing well...
    Thanks for info! They in heated conservatory/greenhouse but havnt èxtra light ....... yet! Been thinking about it for a while but not purchased. Not really sure what to buy. Cuttings growing well so far but daylight obviously shortening! Yes the bloody white fly. Kept them away from cuttings...
    Thanks for info! They in heated conservatory/greenhouse but havnt èxtra light ....... yet! Been thinking about it for a while but not purchased. Not really sure what to buy. Cuttings growing well so far but daylight obviously shortening! Yes the...
    Thanks for info! They in heated conservatory/greenhouse but havnt èxtra light ....... yet! Been thinking about it for a while but not purchased. Not really sure what to buy. Cuttings growing well...
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    154
  19. Frazzled

    Old grape vine

    Having seen another picture of the tunnel, I think the cover is ripped so maybe improvement in ventilation isn't needed. :biggrin:
    Having seen another picture of the tunnel, I think the cover is ripped so maybe improvement in ventilation isn't needed. :biggrin:
    Having seen another picture of the tunnel, I think the cover is ripped so maybe improvement in ventilation isn't needed. :biggrin:
    Having seen another picture of the tunnel, I think the cover is ripped so maybe improvement in ventilation isn't needed. :biggrin:
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    122
  20. Frazzled

    Unhappy blackcurrant bushes

    Those black currants will have changed lives by tomorrow when I implement your suggestions. Very much appreciated.
    Those black currants will have changed lives by tomorrow when I implement your suggestions. Very much appreciated.
    Those black currants will have changed lives by tomorrow when I implement your suggestions. Very much appreciated.
    Those black currants will have changed lives by tomorrow when I implement your suggestions. Very much appreciated.
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    150
  21. Selleri

    Ornamental gourds- growing advise?

    Thanks @JWK, sounds fairly easy :)I'll give them a try, it's so nice to test new things and the fruit can indeed look delightful.
    Thanks @JWK, sounds fairly easy :)I'll give them a try, it's so nice to test new things and the fruit can indeed look delightful.
    Thanks @JWK, sounds fairly easy :)I'll give them a try, it's so nice to test new things and the fruit can indeed look delightful.
    Thanks @JWK, sounds fairly easy :)I'll give them a try, it's so nice to test new things and the fruit can indeed look delightful.
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    104
  22. JWK

    Blight Resistant Tomatoes

    Order a load of packets to reduce the unit cost.
    Order a load of packets to reduce the unit cost.
    Order a load of packets to reduce the unit cost.
    Order a load of packets to reduce the unit cost.
    Replies:
    30
    Views:
    815
  23. noisette47

    Jerusalem Artichokes

    Well, @Macraignil! Thank you so much for the explanation :) Thanks, all :) I was thinking in terms of soup and roasting too, so I'll report back :biggrin: 'S alright for you, you don't share the house. But...
    Well, @Macraignil! Thank you so much for the explanation :) Thanks, all :) I was thinking in terms of soup and roasting too, so I'll report back :biggrin: 'S alright for you, you don't share the house. But the look of reproach on the cats' faces is humiliating :roflol:
    Well, @Macraignil! Thank you so much for the explanation :) Thanks, all :) I was thinking in terms of soup and roasting too, so I'll report back :biggrin: 'S alright for you, you don't share the house. But the look of reproach on the cats' faces is...
    Well, @Macraignil! Thank you so much for the explanation :) Thanks, all :) I was thinking in terms of soup and roasting too, so I'll report back :biggrin: 'S alright for you, you don't share the house. But...
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    126
  24. hailbopp

    Alpine Strawberries

    Roundup is a good product for them, but I still have loads. I hate the smell and taste of strawberries BTW:eeew:
    Roundup is a good product for them, but I still have loads. I hate the smell and taste of strawberries BTW:eeew:
    Roundup is a good product for them, but I still have loads. I hate the smell and taste of strawberries BTW:eeew:
    Roundup is a good product for them, but I still have loads. I hate the smell and taste of strawberries BTW:eeew:
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    202
  25. Jackqoeu3

    What is the rarest/unknown fruit native to Britain?

    Not sure if my memory is serving me correctly, but I am sure I read somewhere that the only native fruit is the Gooseberry. Native as in found only here.
    Not sure if my memory is serving me correctly, but I am sure I read somewhere that the only native fruit is the Gooseberry. Native as in found only here.
    Not sure if my memory is serving me correctly, but I am sure I read somewhere that the only native fruit is the Gooseberry. Native as in found only here.
    Not sure if my memory is serving me correctly, but I am sure I read somewhere that the only native fruit is the Gooseberry. Native as in found only here.
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    201
  26. Smufter

    Newbie to veggie growing.............

    Ok, i did wonder with the toms.. I still think 3 runner bean plants will totally dominate that bed. My personal choice would be to fill it with japenese onions now, and look to lift them in June...
    Ok, i did wonder with the toms.. I still think 3 runner bean plants will totally dominate that bed. My personal choice would be to fill it with japenese onions now, and look to lift them in June which will then allow your nicely reared runner beans to have all the space. I don't believe that...
    Ok, i did wonder with the toms.. I still think 3 runner bean plants will totally dominate that bed. My personal choice would be to fill it with japenese onions now, and look to lift them in June which will then allow your nicely reared runner...
    Ok, i did wonder with the toms.. I still think 3 runner bean plants will totally dominate that bed. My personal choice would be to fill it with japenese onions now, and look to lift them in June...
    raised bed.jpg growbag container.jpg DSC_0015.JPG
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    261
  27. JWK

    Melon Growing Advice

    Poop, you definitely beat me JWK:)Some of yours are bigger and you got more, but I had enough to make it worthwhile and they were delicious. All my plants conked out very quickly so I too picked...
    Poop, you definitely beat me JWK:)Some of yours are bigger and you got more, but I had enough to make it worthwhile and they were delicious. All my plants conked out very quickly so I too picked what I had. All eaten and I gave 2 to friends who also enjoyed them so worth it in the end.
    Poop, you definitely beat me JWK:)Some of yours are bigger and you got more, but I had enough to make it worthwhile and they were delicious. All my plants conked out very quickly so I too picked what I had. All eaten and I gave 2 to friends who...
    Poop, you definitely beat me JWK:)Some of yours are bigger and you got more, but I had enough to make it worthwhile and they were delicious. All my plants conked out very quickly so I too picked...
    Replies:
    58
    Views:
    1,313
  28. Paul waterhouse

    Raspberry suckers

    I've done that successfully and much earlier in the year, so should even better now, I did about half a dozen to a 10L ex Morrisons flower bucket (with holes drilled in base) and placed somewhere...
    I've done that successfully and much earlier in the year, so should even better now, I did about half a dozen to a 10L ex Morrisons flower bucket (with holes drilled in base) and placed somewhere shady, but the latter probably not so important now it's cooler.
    I've done that successfully and much earlier in the year, so should even better now, I did about half a dozen to a 10L ex Morrisons flower bucket (with holes drilled in base) and placed somewhere shady, but the latter probably not so important...
    I've done that successfully and much earlier in the year, so should even better now, I did about half a dozen to a 10L ex Morrisons flower bucket (with holes drilled in base) and placed somewhere...
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    163
  29. Paul waterhouse

    Stolen blueberries

    I put down a few mouse traps around my fruit patch. I got 2 every day for a week and then nothing......I don't believe I've wiped the little suckers out though. Maybe they went off the peanut...
    I put down a few mouse traps around my fruit patch. I got 2 every day for a week and then nothing......I don't believe I've wiped the little suckers out though. Maybe they went off the peanut butterOn a positive note my cane grown raspberries came good. They are delicious.
    I put down a few mouse traps around my fruit patch. I got 2 every day for a week and then nothing......I don't believe I've wiped the little suckers out though. Maybe they went off the peanut butterOn a positive note my cane grown raspberries...
    I put down a few mouse traps around my fruit patch. I got 2 every day for a week and then nothing......I don't believe I've wiped the little suckers out though. Maybe they went off the peanut...
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    326
  30. ricky101

    Butter Beans

    We always have several tins of butter beans in the cupboard. They are relatively cheap so i haven't tried growing them. They are a good addition to stews and curries etc.
    We always have several tins of butter beans in the cupboard. They are relatively cheap so i haven't tried growing them. They are a good addition to stews and curries etc.
    We always have several tins of butter beans in the cupboard. They are relatively cheap so i haven't tried growing them. They are a good addition to stews and curries etc.
    We always have several tins of butter beans in the cupboard. They are relatively cheap so i haven't tried growing them. They are a good addition to stews and curries etc.
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    169
  31. Gizmo

    dwarf pillar fruit tree

    Your welcome:biggrin:
    Your welcome:biggrin:
    Your welcome:biggrin:
    Your welcome:biggrin:
    Replies:
    50
    Views:
    1,353
  32. Gizmo

    Strawberry and runner beans

    Thanks for the advice but I am not a gardener but first time for everything
    Thanks for the advice but I am not a gardener but first time for everything
    Thanks for the advice but I am not a gardener but first time for everything
    Thanks for the advice but I am not a gardener but first time for everything
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    233

Thread Display Options

Loading...
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice