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  2. JWK
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    Tomato Growing Thread 2021

    My seeds arrived today. Garnet and Jaune Flamme also got sungold. I need to sit on my hands now and not sow too early. Going to sow at start of March I think.Rusty
    My seeds arrived today. Garnet and Jaune Flamme also got sungold. I need to sit on my hands now and not sow too early. Going to sow at start of March I think.Rusty
    My seeds arrived today. Garnet and Jaune Flamme also got sungold. I need to sit on my hands now and not sow too early. Going to sow at start of March I think.Rusty
    My seeds arrived today. Garnet and Jaune Flamme also got sungold. I need to sit on my hands now and not sow too early. Going to sow at start of March I think.Rusty
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  3. ARMANDII
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    VEGETABLE GROWING 2020

    Thanks Sian. By no means the largest I’ve ever grown, but it’s clean (little if any canker), so I’m happy :)
    Thanks Sian. By no means the largest I’ve ever grown, but it’s clean (little if any canker), so I’m happy :)
    Thanks Sian. By no means the largest I’ve ever grown, but it’s clean (little if any canker), so I’m happy :)
    Thanks Sian. By no means the largest I’ve ever grown, but it’s clean (little if any canker), so I’m happy :)
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  4. ARMANDII
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    CHILLIES 2020

    Not tried those, thought about it but not worth the bother as i give 95% of chilies away, tried various sprays based on seaweed and other organic ingredients, both home made and professional....
    Not tried those, thought about it but not worth the bother as i give 95% of chilies away, tried various sprays based on seaweed and other organic ingredients, both home made and professional. Garlic smoke bombs etc. I use nematodes every year for slugs so not adverse to biological controls....
    Not tried those, thought about it but not worth the bother as i give 95% of chilies away, tried various sprays based on seaweed and other organic ingredients, both home made and professional. Garlic smoke bombs etc. I use nematodes every year for...
    Not tried those, thought about it but not worth the bother as i give 95% of chilies away, tried various sprays based on seaweed and other organic ingredients, both home made and professional....
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  5. ARMANDII
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    GARDENERS DELIGHT SEED AND GERMINATION AND GROWING 2020

    Sown Gardener's Delight 2005 & 2012 today :blue thumb:
    Sown Gardener's Delight 2005 & 2012 today :blue thumb:
    Sown Gardener's Delight 2005 & 2012 today :blue thumb:
    Sown Gardener's Delight 2005 & 2012 today :blue thumb:
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  6. JWK
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    Giant Onions 2020

    Attempting to tidy and braid my onions today :rolleyespink:
    Attempting to tidy and braid my onions today :rolleyespink:
    Attempting to tidy and braid my onions today :rolleyespink:
    Attempting to tidy and braid my onions today :rolleyespink:
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Steve R
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    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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  10. JWK
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    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.
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  12. JR

    First sowings in 2021

    I've been sowing orchid seed recently - also rather tiny!
    I've been sowing orchid seed recently - also rather tiny!
    I've been sowing orchid seed recently - also rather tiny!
    I've been sowing orchid seed recently - also rather tiny!
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  13. mazambo

    Round lettuce?

    Cos was the one I used to eat until I found the round lettuce, I've ordered all the year round and a Gustavs salad seed so I'll see how I go with those.
    Cos was the one I used to eat until I found the round lettuce, I've ordered all the year round and a Gustavs salad seed so I'll see how I go with those.
    Cos was the one I used to eat until I found the round lettuce, I've ordered all the year round and a Gustavs salad seed so I'll see how I go with those.
    Cos was the one I used to eat until I found the round lettuce, I've ordered all the year round and a Gustavs salad seed so I'll see how I go with those.
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  14. Finngal

    Blackcurrants in pots

    Hi, I use a mix of multipurpose compost and my garden soil (which is heavy clay) and some grit in my permanent containers. In the spring I mix some slow release fertiliser granules and rotted...
    Hi, I use a mix of multipurpose compost and my garden soil (which is heavy clay) and some grit in my permanent containers. In the spring I mix some slow release fertiliser granules and rotted manure to the top part, sometimes also some blood&fish&bone if there's any left after the roses....
    Hi, I use a mix of multipurpose compost and my garden soil (which is heavy clay) and some grit in my permanent containers. In the spring I mix some slow release fertiliser granules and rotted manure to the top part, sometimes also some...
    Hi, I use a mix of multipurpose compost and my garden soil (which is heavy clay) and some grit in my permanent containers. In the spring I mix some slow release fertiliser granules and rotted...
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  15. Finngal

    Strawberries from seeds

    I'm really looking forward to getting the first strawbs from them, the original was a deep, deep red and utterly delicious so I hope this will be the same / similar
    I'm really looking forward to getting the first strawbs from them, the original was a deep, deep red and utterly delicious so I hope this will be the same / similar
    I'm really looking forward to getting the first strawbs from them, the original was a deep, deep red and utterly delicious so I hope this will be the same / similar
    I'm really looking forward to getting the first strawbs from them, the original was a deep, deep red and utterly delicious so I hope this will be the same / similar
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  16. ricky101

    Leek problem

    It was probably just a slug or snail on it @ricky101 Good looking leek though - what variety?
    It was probably just a slug or snail on it @ricky101 Good looking leek though - what variety?
    It was probably just a slug or snail on it @ricky101 Good looking leek though - what variety?
    It was probably just a slug or snail on it @ricky101 Good looking leek though - what variety?
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  17. Finngal
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    HYDROPONICS

    Little update on hydros : the cucumbers are now also flowering, beans are full full of flowers and looks like butternut may flower soon. All excited :love30:
    Little update on hydros : the cucumbers are now also flowering, beans are full full of flowers and looks like butternut may flower soon. All excited :love30:
    Little update on hydros : the cucumbers are now also flowering, beans are full full of flowers and looks like butternut may flower soon. All excited :love30:
    Little update on hydros : the cucumbers are now also flowering, beans are full full of flowers and looks like butternut may flower soon. All excited :love30:
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  18. David Cook

    Potato Kits

    Ok, thank you all, will put them in a room with no heating and should be ok.
    Ok, thank you all, will put them in a room with no heating and should be ok.
    Ok, thank you all, will put them in a room with no heating and should be ok.
    Ok, thank you all, will put them in a room with no heating and should be ok.
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  19. JWK

    Potato growing 2021

    I have just received a message from the owner of the nursery mentioned in my last post to tell me that all the seed spuds are in. Nice touch. Rusty
    I have just received a message from the owner of the nursery mentioned in my last post to tell me that all the seed spuds are in. Nice touch. Rusty
    I have just received a message from the owner of the nursery mentioned in my last post to tell me that all the seed spuds are in. Nice touch. Rusty
    I have just received a message from the owner of the nursery mentioned in my last post to tell me that all the seed spuds are in. Nice touch. Rusty
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  20. JWK

    Vegetable Growing 2021

    I've been trying to grow Florence Fennel these last three years without success. I've sown too early (April) and they bolted, I tried sowing much later (mid-May) last year and they still bolted....
    I've been trying to grow Florence Fennel these last three years without success. I've sown too early (April) and they bolted, I tried sowing much later (mid-May) last year and they still bolted. One last try this year and I'll wait till mid-June.
    I've been trying to grow Florence Fennel these last three years without success. I've sown too early (April) and they bolted, I tried sowing much later (mid-May) last year and they still bolted. One last try this year and I'll wait till mid-June.
    I've been trying to grow Florence Fennel these last three years without success. I've sown too early (April) and they bolted, I tried sowing much later (mid-May) last year and they still bolted....
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  21. JWK
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    Chillies 2021

    Good Idea I can put a bag in the cupboard with the tumble dryer for a couple of days as it has sat in the GH and is probably frozen solid.I have ordered Royal Black, Lemon drop and Cyklon. Never...
    Good Idea I can put a bag in the cupboard with the tumble dryer for a couple of days as it has sat in the GH and is probably frozen solid.I have ordered Royal Black, Lemon drop and Cyklon. Never grown any of them before and I and awaiting the seeds arrival. I will set up the propagation area...
    Good Idea I can put a bag in the cupboard with the tumble dryer for a couple of days as it has sat in the GH and is probably frozen solid.I have ordered Royal Black, Lemon drop and Cyklon. Never grown any of them before and I and awaiting the...
    Good Idea I can put a bag in the cupboard with the tumble dryer for a couple of days as it has sat in the GH and is probably frozen solid.I have ordered Royal Black, Lemon drop and Cyklon. Never...
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  22. JWK

    Giant Onions 2021

    Kelsae Onion Cultural InstructionsGround Preparation First, prepare your onion bed with plenty of rotted organic matter, dug in during the winter. Also apply lime at this time if necessary. We...
    Kelsae Onion Cultural InstructionsGround Preparation First, prepare your onion bed with plenty of rotted organic matter, dug in during the winter. Also apply lime at this time if necessary. We recommend a pH reading of 6.75 – 7.25. Kelsae Onions prefer a heavier soil which retains moisture, so...
    Kelsae Onion Cultural InstructionsGround Preparation First, prepare your onion bed with plenty of rotted organic matter, dug in during the winter. Also apply lime at this time if necessary. We recommend a pH reading of 6.75 – 7.25. Kelsae...
    Kelsae Onion Cultural InstructionsGround Preparation First, prepare your onion bed with plenty of rotted organic matter, dug in during the winter. Also apply lime at this time if necessary. We...
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  23. Appleblossom31

    Growing Strawberries

    Thanks for advice.. I will take a risk when whethers better in planting in with my dwarffruit trees and Im also going to try plant some in a terracotta planter pyramid Ive created.. Im hoping to...
    Thanks for advice.. I will take a risk when whethers better in planting in with my dwarffruit trees and Im also going to try plant some in a terracotta planter pyramid Ive created.. Im hoping to have different kinds of strawberries so i have some all seasons if at all possible... Hope it does
    Thanks for advice.. I will take a risk when whethers better in planting in with my dwarffruit trees and Im also going to try plant some in a terracotta planter pyramid Ive created.. Im hoping to have different kinds of strawberries so i have some...
    Thanks for advice.. I will take a risk when whethers better in planting in with my dwarffruit trees and Im also going to try plant some in a terracotta planter pyramid Ive created.. Im hoping to...
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  24. ricky101

    Spinnach and Compost

    I grow a lot of Spinach, the quick growing annual type. I don't do anything special to the soil, no compost or fertiliser. I grow it in succession as after a few weeks it runs to seed. As for...
    I grow a lot of Spinach, the quick growing annual type. I don't do anything special to the soil, no compost or fertiliser. I grow it in succession as after a few weeks it runs to seed. As for varieties I have success with Amazon, although others do ok too.I do the same thing with Rocket and...
    I grow a lot of Spinach, the quick growing annual type. I don't do anything special to the soil, no compost or fertiliser. I grow it in succession as after a few weeks it runs to seed. As for varieties I have success with Amazon, although others...
    I grow a lot of Spinach, the quick growing annual type. I don't do anything special to the soil, no compost or fertiliser. I grow it in succession as after a few weeks it runs to seed. As for...
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  25. Gary O'Neill

    What are you Planning for 2021?

    I could not see where to post so I have replied to you as its on the subject..Hope you do not mind..:love30: Hour ahead here so around 7.45am. I have made plans to make the garden a little easier to keep...
    I could not see where to post so I have replied to you as its on the subject..Hope you do not mind..:love30: Hour ahead here so around 7.45am. I have made plans to make the garden a little easier to keep it's and acre which was 100% farm land so the grass is tough but no as tough as the...wild flowers...
    I could not see where to post so I have replied to you as its on the subject..Hope you do not mind..:love30: Hour ahead here so around 7.45am. I have made plans to make the garden a little easier to keep it's and acre which was 100% farm land so the...
    I could not see where to post so I have replied to you as its on the subject..Hope you do not mind..:love30: Hour ahead here so around 7.45am. I have made plans to make the garden a little easier to keep...
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  26. fumanchu

    Blackberry

    I'm very grateful for all input and advice, I can think over winter what to do. :biggrin::dbgrtmb:
    I'm very grateful for all input and advice, I can think over winter what to do. :biggrin::dbgrtmb:
    I'm very grateful for all input and advice, I can think over winter what to do. :biggrin::dbgrtmb:
    I'm very grateful for all input and advice, I can think over winter what to do. :biggrin::dbgrtmb:
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  27. Moray

    Blueberry flowering in November

    It all depends on how many flowers there are, if it's just a few I'd leave them.
    It all depends on how many flowers there are, if it's just a few I'd leave them.
    It all depends on how many flowers there are, if it's just a few I'd leave them.
    It all depends on how many flowers there are, if it's just a few I'd leave them.
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  28. JWK

    Tomato taste test 2020

    Hi Glynne i would second seed parade and i also get good seed ,service from Nick's nursery Rgds Sandy
    Hi Glynne i would second seed parade and i also get good seed ,service from Nick's nursery Rgds Sandy
    Hi Glynne i would second seed parade and i also get good seed ,service from Nick's nursery Rgds Sandy
    Hi Glynne i would second seed parade and i also get good seed ,service from Nick's nursery Rgds Sandy
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  29. Sargan

    When to start off Tomato seeds

    No. Cucumbers are nowhere near as tough as tomatoes. A month later is plenty soon enough. My chilli seed will get started early February, tomato seed early March, Cucumbers, melons and squashes...
    No. Cucumbers are nowhere near as tough as tomatoes. A month later is plenty soon enough. My chilli seed will get started early February, tomato seed early March, Cucumbers, melons and squashes mid April. All timings are approximate dependent on weather, mood and workload. The tomatoes and...
    No. Cucumbers are nowhere near as tough as tomatoes. A month later is plenty soon enough. My chilli seed will get started early February, tomato seed early March, Cucumbers, melons and squashes mid April. All timings are approximate dependent on...
    No. Cucumbers are nowhere near as tough as tomatoes. A month later is plenty soon enough. My chilli seed will get started early February, tomato seed early March, Cucumbers, melons and squashes...
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  30. Vince

    Got My Kelsae seeds today

    They need to be spaced out to grow really big, like this grower does
    They need to be spaced out to grow really big, like this grower does
    They need to be spaced out to grow really big, like this grower does
    They need to be spaced out to grow really big, like this grower does
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  31. JWK

    Which Blueberries to grow ?

    1x Bluecrop & 1x Chandler ordered should be with me next week.
    1x Bluecrop & 1x Chandler ordered should be with me next week.
    1x Bluecrop & 1x Chandler ordered should be with me next week.
    1x Bluecrop & 1x Chandler ordered should be with me next week.
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