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  1. willsgarden

    How do i stop snails/slugs getting my runner beans?

    I have found the only reliable method is to go out late at night with a torch (car inspection lamp) and pick them up and kill them. I can get 60 a night, but the numbers do drop off if you...
    I have found the only reliable method is to go out late at night with a torch (car inspection lamp) and pick them up and kill them. I can get 60 a night, but the numbers do drop off if you persevere. And I have seen the benefits.Peter
    I have found the only reliable method is to go out late at night with a torch (car inspection lamp) and pick them up and kill them. I can get 60 a night, but the numbers do drop off if you persevere. And I have seen the benefits.Peter
    I have found the only reliable method is to go out late at night with a torch (car inspection lamp) and pick them up and kill them. I can get 60 a night, but the numbers do drop off if you...
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  2. Webmaster

    Celeriac ........ Anyone ever grown it ?

    :D Let us know when Nathan, & we shall all be round for dinner. :D :D
    :D Let us know when Nathan, & we shall all be round for dinner. :D :D
    :D Let us know when Nathan, & we shall all be round for dinner. :D :D
    :D Let us know when Nathan, & we shall all be round for dinner. :D :D
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  3. Fran

    Tomatoes ripe but not ripe

    Hi Nick, Pete's right about the sun on your tom's,it's been exceptionally hot in the greenhouse this year, tom's love lot's of water and goodness, i'm just picking my second lot of gardners...
    Hi Nick, Pete's right about the sun on your tom's,it's been exceptionally hot in the greenhouse this year, tom's love lot's of water and goodness, i'm just picking my second lot of gardners delight, and my Alicante's are just turning, i have been watering on a daily basis and feeding tomorite...
    Hi Nick, Pete's right about the sun on your tom's,it's been exceptionally hot in the greenhouse this year, tom's love lot's of water and goodness, i'm just picking my second lot of gardners delight, and my Alicante's are just turning, i have been...
    Hi Nick, Pete's right about the sun on your tom's,it's been exceptionally hot in the greenhouse this year, tom's love lot's of water and goodness, i'm just picking my second lot of gardners...
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  4. sherry040999

    peppers and chillis

    Are the leaves still dark green or are they yellow, the ones that are falling off that is. :(
    Are the leaves still dark green or are they yellow, the ones that are falling off that is. :(
    Are the leaves still dark green or are they yellow, the ones that are falling off that is. :(
    Are the leaves still dark green or are they yellow, the ones that are falling off that is. :(
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  5. the turk

    lost cherrys

    Birds always eat my raspberries :mad: Not really enough to be a problem though. As to the cherry.... its a bit of a mystery to me. Fran sounds about right, it could well just be a problem with...
    Birds always eat my raspberries :mad: Not really enough to be a problem though. As to the cherry.... its a bit of a mystery to me. Fran sounds about right, it could well just be a problem with establishment, a lot of top and not much root perhaps. :(
    Birds always eat my raspberries :mad: Not really enough to be a problem though. As to the cherry.... its a bit of a mystery to me. Fran sounds about right, it could well just be a problem with establishment, a lot of top and not much root perhaps....
    Birds always eat my raspberries :mad: Not really enough to be a problem though. As to the cherry.... its a bit of a mystery to me. Fran sounds about right, it could well just be a problem with...
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  6. jjordie

    Storing beetroot

    Can't see you're doing wrong. Try leaving main crop in the ground and mulch with straw or hay or store in a clamp.
    Can't see you're doing wrong. Try leaving main crop in the ground and mulch with straw or hay or store in a clamp.
    Can't see you're doing wrong. Try leaving main crop in the ground and mulch with straw or hay or store in a clamp.
    Can't see you're doing wrong. Try leaving main crop in the ground and mulch with straw or hay or store in a clamp.
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  7. aqua

    For those who were interested - sweetcorn

    Any chance of a pic Ladybird.
    Any chance of a pic Ladybird.
    Any chance of a pic Ladybird.
    Any chance of a pic Ladybird.
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  8. Neil

    cucumbers

    No idea about the pinching out. Not done it yet and, as with you, things are going so well I'm not going to start.Emma
    No idea about the pinching out. Not done it yet and, as with you, things are going so well I'm not going to start.Emma
    No idea about the pinching out. Not done it yet and, as with you, things are going so well I'm not going to start.Emma
    No idea about the pinching out. Not done it yet and, as with you, things are going so well I'm not going to start.Emma
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  9. aqua

    Chillis and Pepper Plant Pollination

    Hi Aqua, Planted my first pepper plant this year in my greenhouse in a 12 inch pot surrounded by four marigold plant's, apparently aphids hate marigold plant's, did'nt hold out much hope but there...
    Hi Aqua, Planted my first pepper plant this year in my greenhouse in a 12 inch pot surrounded by four marigold plant's, apparently aphids hate marigold plant's, did'nt hold out much hope but there it is today a little pepper, and a few more flower bud's, They like to be kept moist but not...
    Hi Aqua, Planted my first pepper plant this year in my greenhouse in a 12 inch pot surrounded by four marigold plant's, apparently aphids hate marigold plant's, did'nt hold out much hope but there it is today a little pepper, and a few more...
    Hi Aqua, Planted my first pepper plant this year in my greenhouse in a 12 inch pot surrounded by four marigold plant's, apparently aphids hate marigold plant's, did'nt hold out much hope but there...
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  10. jpb1958

    Fruit garden

    Not sure about the planning but I would add blackberries, raspberries and blackcurrants
    Not sure about the planning but I would add blackberries, raspberries and blackcurrants
    Not sure about the planning but I would add blackberries, raspberries and blackcurrants
    Not sure about the planning but I would add blackberries, raspberries and blackcurrants
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  11. KeithB

    Runner beans

    Probably should be up by now Hannah :(
    Probably should be up by now Hannah :(
    Probably should be up by now Hannah :(
    Probably should be up by now Hannah :(
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  12. Webmaster

    Redcurrants .......... What can I do with them ?

    Or just use a folk and strip them off in a bowl...it's quite fast, specially if you eat about half, while you do it, lol. -------- Ladybird
    Or just use a folk and strip them off in a bowl...it's quite fast, specially if you eat about half, while you do it, lol. -------- Ladybird
    Or just use a folk and strip them off in a bowl...it's quite fast, specially if you eat about half, while you do it, lol. -------- Ladybird
    Or just use a folk and strip them off in a bowl...it's quite fast, specially if you eat about half, while you do it, lol. -------- Ladybird
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  13. Will Dunkerley

    How big a pot for Chillis / Peppers?

    Hi Feline I put 3 Pepper plants in a 1 meter trough and they do very well in them.. Chillies, I only grow 1 or 2 and put them in a 6" pot, less likely to dry out on hot day and in sunny position...
    Hi Feline I put 3 Pepper plants in a 1 meter trough and they do very well in them.. Chillies, I only grow 1 or 2 and put them in a 6" pot, less likely to dry out on hot day and in sunny position like the Peppers. ------- Ladybird
    Hi Feline I put 3 Pepper plants in a 1 meter trough and they do very well in them.. Chillies, I only grow 1 or 2 and put them in a 6" pot, less likely to dry out on hot day and in sunny position like the Peppers. ------- Ladybird
    Hi Feline I put 3 Pepper plants in a 1 meter trough and they do very well in them.. Chillies, I only grow 1 or 2 and put them in a 6" pot, less likely to dry out on hot day and in sunny position...
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  14. dalbuie

    Tomatillo's (again)

    good look with yoursmy tomatillo plants look so healthy and happy it makes me smilegod knows if they'll fruit though :D but they look good :D
    good look with yoursmy tomatillo plants look so healthy and happy it makes me smilegod knows if they'll fruit though :D but they look good :D
    good look with yoursmy tomatillo plants look so healthy and happy it makes me smilegod knows if they'll fruit though :D but they look good :D
    good look with yoursmy tomatillo plants look so healthy and happy it makes me smilegod knows if they'll fruit though :D but they look good :D
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  15. The Skiver

    Wild Strawberries

    Pick them and eat them? :D
    Pick them and eat them? :D
    Pick them and eat them? :D
    Pick them and eat them? :D
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  16. Hannah

    Sap on tomato plants?

    No sign of any bugs or gribbley things as our friend put it in another post. Yesterday they had all but two wilted completely, they had looked perfectly healthy apart from possibly the "sap" the...
    No sign of any bugs or gribbley things as our friend put it in another post. Yesterday they had all but two wilted completely, they had looked perfectly healthy apart from possibly the "sap" the night before, so I've given them a saturating and put them on the kitchen window sill.
    No sign of any bugs or gribbley things as our friend put it in another post. Yesterday they had all but two wilted completely, they had looked perfectly healthy apart from possibly the "sap" the night before, so I've given them a saturating and...
    No sign of any bugs or gribbley things as our friend put it in another post. Yesterday they had all but two wilted completely, they had looked perfectly healthy apart from possibly the "sap" the...
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  17. pete

    pea

    Its covering a large area now, any ideas if it a named type. Bit of a job to get down to the basement to dig out the roots, under flag stones.
    Its covering a large area now, any ideas if it a named type. Bit of a job to get down to the basement to dig out the roots, under flag stones.
    Its covering a large area now, any ideas if it a named type. Bit of a job to get down to the basement to dig out the roots, under flag stones.
    Its covering a large area now, any ideas if it a named type. Bit of a job to get down to the basement to dig out the roots, under flag stones.
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  18. Neil

    Veg

    Thanks for that pete,I can relax now
    Thanks for that pete,I can relax now
    Thanks for that pete,I can relax now
    Thanks for that pete,I can relax now
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  19. Hannah

    Jersey Royals

    Hannah, I really wouldn't try planting new potatos, bought from a supermarket. They have just stopped growing now and need a resting stage. I agree with Mrs Cloudy, it is a bit too late to plant...
    Hannah, I really wouldn't try planting new potatos, bought from a supermarket. They have just stopped growing now and need a resting stage. I agree with Mrs Cloudy, it is a bit too late to plant now, mainly because unless someone can let you have some seed, I dont think you'll find any for...
    Hannah, I really wouldn't try planting new potatos, bought from a supermarket. They have just stopped growing now and need a resting stage. I agree with Mrs Cloudy, it is a bit too late to plant now, mainly because unless someone can let you...
    Hannah, I really wouldn't try planting new potatos, bought from a supermarket. They have just stopped growing now and need a resting stage. I agree with Mrs Cloudy, it is a bit too late to plant...
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  20. billthefire

    Rhubarb leaves

    Hello Bill, Point of clarification regarding mixture-add 50 ml solution to 1 ltr cold water. Best wishes, Gerald.
    Hello Bill, Point of clarification regarding mixture-add 50 ml solution to 1 ltr cold water. Best wishes, Gerald.
    Hello Bill, Point of clarification regarding mixture-add 50 ml solution to 1 ltr cold water. Best wishes, Gerald.
    Hello Bill, Point of clarification regarding mixture-add 50 ml solution to 1 ltr cold water. Best wishes, Gerald.
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