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  1. hans

    marrow ?

    At the moment SteveW it seems to have only male flowers but if anything developes I shall post. Thanks so far.
    At the moment SteveW it seems to have only male flowers but if anything developes I shall post. Thanks so far.
    At the moment SteveW it seems to have only male flowers but if anything developes I shall post. Thanks so far.
    At the moment SteveW it seems to have only male flowers but if anything developes I shall post. Thanks so far.
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  2. Neil

    Brassicas

    Hi Neil, you have a few options, one is spray with Derris, spend time picking off the caterpillers or if you have children, offer them a penny each for every caterpiller they put into an old...
    Hi Neil, you have a few options, one is spray with Derris, spend time picking off the caterpillers or if you have children, offer them a penny each for every caterpiller they put into an old can,then you pour boiling water onto the caterpillers. Or finally make up a garlic spray and confuse the...
    Hi Neil, you have a few options, one is spray with Derris, spend time picking off the caterpillers or if you have children, offer them a penny each for every caterpiller they put into an old can,then you pour boiling water onto the caterpillers....
    Hi Neil, you have a few options, one is spray with Derris, spend time picking off the caterpillers or if you have children, offer them a penny each for every caterpiller they put into an old...
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  3. elkhorn

    Tomato alicante

    Or was it called hardback? or green hardback or hard greenback? anyway thats what alicante gets
    Or was it called hardback? or green hardback or hard greenback? anyway thats what alicante gets
    Or was it called hardback? or green hardback or hard greenback? anyway thats what alicante gets
    Or was it called hardback? or green hardback or hard greenback? anyway thats what alicante gets
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  4. GARDENANGEL

    GREEN GAGE

    Thanks All!!Steve I have printed off the info sheet for my gardening folder. Ladybird, I normally put a band around my apple tree, so will now be doing this to my green gage in future.Thanks...
    Thanks All!!Steve I have printed off the info sheet for my gardening folder. Ladybird, I normally put a band around my apple tree, so will now be doing this to my green gage in future.Thanks againGA
    Thanks All!!Steve I have printed off the info sheet for my gardening folder. Ladybird, I normally put a band around my apple tree, so will now be doing this to my green gage in future.Thanks againGA
    Thanks All!!Steve I have printed off the info sheet for my gardening folder. Ladybird, I normally put a band around my apple tree, so will now be doing this to my green gage in future.Thanks...
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  5. Rab

    Coriander

    Ah, the beauties of Perthshire... one day I'm going back... oops, gone off-topic there! Coriander. I sowed once this year and it's nice and big and leafy. I didn't know to sow regularly, but it...
    Ah, the beauties of Perthshire... one day I'm going back... oops, gone off-topic there! Coriander. I sowed once this year and it's nice and big and leafy. I didn't know to sow regularly, but it seems happy, and very tasty with egg salad or curried chickpea salad!
    Ah, the beauties of Perthshire... one day I'm going back... oops, gone off-topic there! Coriander. I sowed once this year and it's nice and big and leafy. I didn't know to sow regularly, but it seems happy, and very tasty with egg salad or...
    Ah, the beauties of Perthshire... one day I'm going back... oops, gone off-topic there! Coriander. I sowed once this year and it's nice and big and leafy. I didn't know to sow regularly, but it...
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  6. warthog

    lack of fruit

    Thanks Pete, I will try and look out and protect them this winter-will let you know! Regards Warthog
    Thanks Pete, I will try and look out and protect them this winter-will let you know! Regards Warthog
    Thanks Pete, I will try and look out and protect them this winter-will let you know! Regards Warthog
    Thanks Pete, I will try and look out and protect them this winter-will let you know! Regards Warthog
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  7. Will Dunkerley

    Green / Red Peppers and Chillis?

    Lots of help, thanks DalbuieI think my chillis are cayenne, so I'll hope for some red ones - if that's what happens to the peppers though, I think I'll pick them green, because I haven't got...
    Lots of help, thanks DalbuieI think my chillis are cayenne, so I'll hope for some red ones - if that's what happens to the peppers though, I think I'll pick them green, because I haven't got so many of those.Thanks again
    Lots of help, thanks DalbuieI think my chillis are cayenne, so I'll hope for some red ones - if that's what happens to the peppers though, I think I'll pick them green, because I haven't got so many of those.Thanks again
    Lots of help, thanks DalbuieI think my chillis are cayenne, so I'll hope for some red ones - if that's what happens to the peppers though, I think I'll pick them green, because I haven't got...
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  8. Herb

    New potatoes

    I've just planted my potatoes for October to Christmas and aparently I was told they'd be fine if I protect them from frost (i.e in greenhouse or cover with fleece)...You can certainly grow them...
    I've just planted my potatoes for October to Christmas and aparently I was told they'd be fine if I protect them from frost (i.e in greenhouse or cover with fleece)...You can certainly grow them in pots and containers and this was my first year for new potatoes in the summer, and they are so...
    I've just planted my potatoes for October to Christmas and aparently I was told they'd be fine if I protect them from frost (i.e in greenhouse or cover with fleece)...You can certainly grow them in pots and containers and this was my first year...
    I've just planted my potatoes for October to Christmas and aparently I was told they'd be fine if I protect them from frost (i.e in greenhouse or cover with fleece)...You can certainly grow them...
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  9. dabbit

    Beetroot

    hans, on the subject of poor compost, there's a lot of it about. I know we need to conserve peat, but since they've stopped putting it in composts the stuff we have now is pretty awfull. There...
    hans, on the subject of poor compost, there's a lot of it about. I know we need to conserve peat, but since they've stopped putting it in composts the stuff we have now is pretty awfull. There doesn't seem to be any fertiliser in the stuff, and it goes from soaking wet to bone dry in a couple...
    hans, on the subject of poor compost, there's a lot of it about. I know we need to conserve peat, but since they've stopped putting it in composts the stuff we have now is pretty awfull. There doesn't seem to be any fertiliser in the stuff, and...
    hans, on the subject of poor compost, there's a lot of it about. I know we need to conserve peat, but since they've stopped putting it in composts the stuff we have now is pretty awfull. There...
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  10. aqua

    Veg for winter in tubs

    also purple sprouting, lots of iron.
    also purple sprouting, lots of iron.
    also purple sprouting, lots of iron.
    also purple sprouting, lots of iron.
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  11. fothers

    what veg to plant now?

    excellent thanks, I will try and find some today.
    excellent thanks, I will try and find some today.
    excellent thanks, I will try and find some today.
    excellent thanks, I will try and find some today.
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  12. leanne

    garlic

    Hi you usually plant the clove opposed to the bulb...simply dig it up and break it down into cloves Click here and read under the plant garlic part
    Hi you usually plant the clove opposed to the bulb...simply dig it up and break it down into cloves Click here and read under the plant garlic part
    Hi you usually plant the clove opposed to the bulb...simply dig it up and break it down into cloves Click here and read under the plant garlic part
    Hi you usually plant the clove opposed to the bulb...simply dig it up and break it down into cloves Click here and read under the plant garlic part
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  13. kerripaul

    Very Poor Marrows

    My marrows were planted in seed trays on 23/3 potted on 10/04 and four planted out under fleece 2/5. Then one took second prize in the local show on 25/6. They are still doing well, with about six...
    My marrows were planted in seed trays on 23/3 potted on 10/04 and four planted out under fleece 2/5. Then one took second prize in the local show on 25/6. They are still doing well, with about six small ones developing now.
    My marrows were planted in seed trays on 23/3 potted on 10/04 and four planted out under fleece 2/5. Then one took second prize in the local show on 25/6. They are still doing well, with about six small ones developing now.
    My marrows were planted in seed trays on 23/3 potted on 10/04 and four planted out under fleece 2/5. Then one took second prize in the local show on 25/6. They are still doing well, with about six...
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  14. dekesta

    strange vegetable

    I dont think its a vegtable. Sounds a bit like Thorn Apple or some kind of annual Datura, if so its poisonous. Not easy to ID without a picture but be wary of it until your sure.
    I dont think its a vegtable. Sounds a bit like Thorn Apple or some kind of annual Datura, if so its poisonous. Not easy to ID without a picture but be wary of it until your sure.
    I dont think its a vegtable. Sounds a bit like Thorn Apple or some kind of annual Datura, if so its poisonous. Not easy to ID without a picture but be wary of it until your sure.
    I dont think its a vegtable. Sounds a bit like Thorn Apple or some kind of annual Datura, if so its poisonous. Not easy to ID without a picture but be wary of it until your sure.
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  15. DJ

    Squash plants

    Would love to help but have got the same problem,well 1 fruit but Idon't know if it's pollinated.Does anyone know if you can eat sqash flowers like courgettes?
    Would love to help but have got the same problem,well 1 fruit but Idon't know if it's pollinated.Does anyone know if you can eat sqash flowers like courgettes?
    Would love to help but have got the same problem,well 1 fruit but Idon't know if it's pollinated.Does anyone know if you can eat sqash flowers like courgettes?
    Would love to help but have got the same problem,well 1 fruit but Idon't know if it's pollinated.Does anyone know if you can eat sqash flowers like courgettes?
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  16. birdy

    christmas potato

    Hi Oli I am no expert but all I do is put a potato that is shooting in a pot(quite large) and keep topping it up as the shoots appear, and when it gets to the top of the pot leave it to grow as...
    Hi Oli I am no expert but all I do is put a potato that is shooting in a pot(quite large) and keep topping it up as the shoots appear, and when it gets to the top of the pot leave it to grow as normal. The main thing is to cover it when frost is in the air, and hey presto on Christmas day turn...
    Hi Oli I am no expert but all I do is put a potato that is shooting in a pot(quite large) and keep topping it up as the shoots appear, and when it gets to the top of the pot leave it to grow as normal. The main thing is to cover it when frost is...
    Hi Oli I am no expert but all I do is put a potato that is shooting in a pot(quite large) and keep topping it up as the shoots appear, and when it gets to the top of the pot leave it to grow as...
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  17. dalbuie

    courgettes?

    Thanks I will give the chocolate cake a try :)I found a great recipe for marrow and roast garlic soup it was very yummy, so yummy I have made it twice so far !
    Thanks I will give the chocolate cake a try :)I found a great recipe for marrow and roast garlic soup it was very yummy, so yummy I have made it twice so far !
    Thanks I will give the chocolate cake a try :)I found a great recipe for marrow and roast garlic soup it was very yummy, so yummy I have made it twice so far !
    Thanks I will give the chocolate cake a try :)I found a great recipe for marrow and roast garlic soup it was very yummy, so yummy I have made it twice so far !
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  18. jjordie

    Carrot fly

    Steve - another tip re carrot root fly, untried, but apparently effective - is to put souther wormwood stems (pretty plant to grow too) between the rows. As I recall carrot root fly finds carots...
    Steve - another tip re carrot root fly, untried, but apparently effective - is to put souther wormwood stems (pretty plant to grow too) between the rows. As I recall carrot root fly finds carots by scent, and this masks it.
    Steve - another tip re carrot root fly, untried, but apparently effective - is to put souther wormwood stems (pretty plant to grow too) between the rows. As I recall carrot root fly finds carots by scent, and this masks it.
    Steve - another tip re carrot root fly, untried, but apparently effective - is to put souther wormwood stems (pretty plant to grow too) between the rows. As I recall carrot root fly finds carots...
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  19. jjordie

    Giant pumpkin

    if i were you id leave my pumpkin seeds for a few months
    if i were you id leave my pumpkin seeds for a few months
    if i were you id leave my pumpkin seeds for a few months
    if i were you id leave my pumpkin seeds for a few months
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  20. val16

    tomatoes being eaten

    I think it prob is the colorado beetle, not much attacks tomatoes the only other definite I could find is the American bollworm that usually attacks cotton plants but will also eat tomato...
    I think it prob is the colorado beetle, not much attacks tomatoes the only other definite I could find is the American bollworm that usually attacks cotton plants but will also eat tomato fruitssee if you can view this thread..its not in the best of order as it has disappeared off the web and...
    I think it prob is the colorado beetle, not much attacks tomatoes the only other definite I could find is the American bollworm that usually attacks cotton plants but will also eat tomato fruitssee if you can view this thread..its not in the...
    I think it prob is the colorado beetle, not much attacks tomatoes the only other definite I could find is the American bollworm that usually attacks cotton plants but will also eat tomato...
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