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  1. paul777

    royal jersey potatoes

    That’s terrible Pete. The real McCoy should come early. We can buy them now locally but that’s too early I think. Should be late Feb at the earliest I suppose? And then in to April. Thereafter...
    That’s terrible Pete. The real McCoy should come early. We can buy them now locally but that’s too early I think. Should be late Feb at the earliest I suppose? And then in to April. Thereafter either they’ve been planted late or they’ve been left in the ground for ages I suppose (tops cut...
    That’s terrible Pete. The real McCoy should come early. We can buy them now locally but that’s too early I think. Should be late Feb at the earliest I suppose? And then in to April. Thereafter either they’ve been planted late or they’ve been...
    That’s terrible Pete. The real McCoy should come early. We can buy them now locally but that’s too early I think. Should be late Feb at the earliest I suppose? And then in to April. Thereafter...
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  2. JWK
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    Potato growing 2021

    2022 thread : Potato growing 2022
    2022 thread : Potato growing 2022
    2022 thread : Potato growing 2022
    2022 thread : Potato growing 2022
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  3. JWK
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    Chillies 2021

    2022 Thread here: Chillies 2022
    2022 Thread here: Chillies 2022
    2022 Thread here: Chillies 2022
    2022 Thread here: Chillies 2022
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  4. JWK
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    Tomato Growing Thread 2021

    New thread: Tomato Growing Thread 2022
    New thread: Tomato Growing Thread 2022
    New thread: Tomato Growing Thread 2022
    New thread: Tomato Growing Thread 2022
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  5. JWK
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    Vegetable Growing 2021

    New thread: Vegetable Growing 2022
    New thread: Vegetable Growing 2022
    New thread: Vegetable Growing 2022
    New thread: Vegetable Growing 2022
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  6. Steve R
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    Thrive or Nosedive

    You can always pop up here with a lorry :heehee:
    You can always pop up here with a lorry :heehee:
    You can always pop up here with a lorry :heehee:
    You can always pop up here with a lorry :heehee:
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  7. noisette47

    Jerusalem Artichokes

    No way will I be putting anything remotely viable on the heap! This year's plants came from just 4 tiny tubers missed in the last bid to get rid of them altogether :biggrin: 10m x 2m later.......:gaah: The...
    No way will I be putting anything remotely viable on the heap! This year's plants came from just 4 tiny tubers missed in the last bid to get rid of them altogether :biggrin: 10m x 2m later.......:gaah: The carrots and parsnips do keep much better in the ground too, but sadly it's impossible to get them out of...
    No way will I be putting anything remotely viable on the heap! This year's plants came from just 4 tiny tubers missed in the last bid to get rid of them altogether :biggrin: 10m x 2m later.......:gaah: The carrots and parsnips do keep much better in the ground...
    No way will I be putting anything remotely viable on the heap! This year's plants came from just 4 tiny tubers missed in the last bid to get rid of them altogether :biggrin: 10m x 2m later.......:gaah: The...
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  8. NigelJ

    Wasabi

    I just read this ... "Wasabi should be planted in free-draining, fertile soil with minimum 30cm between plants. In a pot 5L or larger use standard compost with added perlite or bark and gravel in...
    I just read this ... "Wasabi should be planted in free-draining, fertile soil with minimum 30cm between plants. In a pot 5L or larger use standard compost with added perlite or bark and gravel in the base of the pot. Guard from snails and slugs and provide shade over the summer."
    I just read this ... "Wasabi should be planted in free-draining, fertile soil with minimum 30cm between plants. In a pot 5L or larger use standard compost with added perlite or bark and gravel in the base of the pot. Guard from snails and slugs...
    I just read this ... "Wasabi should be planted in free-draining, fertile soil with minimum 30cm between plants. In a pot 5L or larger use standard compost with added perlite or bark and gravel in...
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  9. Tomcat

    No dig potatoes ?

    You can do it like this or earthing up. Admit he does live in Australia but it's the same way.
    You can do it like this or earthing up. Admit he does live in Australia but it's the same way.
    You can do it like this or earthing up. Admit he does live in Australia but it's the same way.
    You can do it like this or earthing up. Admit he does live in Australia but it's the same way.
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  10. 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...
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  11. 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,...
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  12. 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.
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  13. 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...
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  14. 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:
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  15. 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.
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  16. 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.
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  17. 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:
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  18. 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.
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  19. Black Orchid
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    AMAZING FIG - AWESOME PLANT!!!

    I love figs. And it is fig season right now. Avoid the supermarket ones though.
    I love figs. And it is fig season right now. Avoid the supermarket ones though.
    I love figs. And it is fig season right now. Avoid the supermarket ones though.
    I love figs. And it is fig season right now. Avoid the supermarket ones though.
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  20. 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...
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