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  1. ThePlantAssassin
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    The biggest one I've ever grown

    So glad things haven't gone pear shaped for you with this one:heehee:
    So glad things haven't gone pear shaped for you with this one:heehee:
    So glad things haven't gone pear shaped for you with this one:heehee:
    So glad things haven't gone pear shaped for you with this one:heehee:
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  2. Gloucester Gardener

    Harvesting pumpkins and Crown Prince squash

    Well I think squash can be left a bit longer just keep an eye open for rot at ground level, if the fruits are touching the ground. Think I would cut back some shoots and remove any new fruits....
    Well I think squash can be left a bit longer just keep an eye open for rot at ground level, if the fruits are touching the ground. Think I would cut back some shoots and remove any new fruits. Get the sun to the fruit.
    Well I think squash can be left a bit longer just keep an eye open for rot at ground level, if the fruits are touching the ground. Think I would cut back some shoots and remove any new fruits. Get the sun to the fruit.
    Well I think squash can be left a bit longer just keep an eye open for rot at ground level, if the fruits are touching the ground. Think I would cut back some shoots and remove any new fruits....
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  3. David G

    Sloe?

    They probably are sloes. They aren't poisonous whatever they are, so you can always check.The easy way is to pick one. Sloes have translucent greenish flesh. The most distinctive part for a sloe...
    They probably are sloes. They aren't poisonous whatever they are, so you can always check.The easy way is to pick one. Sloes have translucent greenish flesh. The most distinctive part for a sloe though is its astringency - it dries your mouth right up.A few things for sloe gin making though....
    They probably are sloes. They aren't poisonous whatever they are, so you can always check.The easy way is to pick one. Sloes have translucent greenish flesh. The most distinctive part for a sloe though is its astringency - it dries your mouth...
    They probably are sloes. They aren't poisonous whatever they are, so you can always check.The easy way is to pick one. Sloes have translucent greenish flesh. The most distinctive part for a sloe...
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  4. Cordy

    What to sow with Radish seeds in raised bed

    From my church going days that looks exactly like a pulpit! It’s great and unique to your garden. Well done @Cordy keep creating!I am very lucky as my partner is a carpenter/joiner but I like to...
    From my church going days that looks exactly like a pulpit! It’s great and unique to your garden. Well done @Cordy keep creating!I am very lucky as my partner is a carpenter/joiner but I like to do things myself so we have a trade off. I do a little drawing design of what I want, ask him...
    From my church going days that looks exactly like a pulpit! It’s great and unique to your garden. Well done @Cordy keep creating!I am very lucky as my partner is a carpenter/joiner but I like to do things myself so we have a trade off. I do a...
    From my church going days that looks exactly like a pulpit! It’s great and unique to your garden. Well done @Cordy keep creating!I am very lucky as my partner is a carpenter/joiner but I like to...
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  5. Graham B

    Boozy berries

    We'd picked some blackberries over the summer, and I also had some strawberries from Tesco which started to turn before we could eat them. Answer? Blackberry brandy and strawberry vodka! 2 months...
    We'd picked some blackberries over the summer, and I also had some strawberries from Tesco which started to turn before we could eat them. Answer? Blackberry brandy and strawberry vodka! 2 months later, it was time to strain them and inspect the results.Strawberry vodka is kind of a partial...
    We'd picked some blackberries over the summer, and I also had some strawberries from Tesco which started to turn before we could eat them. Answer? Blackberry brandy and strawberry vodka! 2 months later, it was time to strain them and inspect the...
    We'd picked some blackberries over the summer, and I also had some strawberries from Tesco which started to turn before we could eat them. Answer? Blackberry brandy and strawberry vodka! 2 months...
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  6. Tinkerbelle61

    Advice on these carrots please

    If it is green fly, yes you can use washing up liquid.
    If it is green fly, yes you can use washing up liquid.
    If it is green fly, yes you can use washing up liquid.
    If it is green fly, yes you can use washing up liquid.
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  7. Sian in Belgium
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    Successes and failures 2020

    My main success this year has been the living willow hut. From a start as 2ft wands, the willows with better roots which I put in the corners are now as tall as me, and even the smaller ones which...
    My main success this year has been the living willow hut. From a start as 2ft wands, the willows with better roots which I put in the corners are now as tall as me, and even the smaller ones which started with basically no roots at all are doing OK. I'll prune in winter to keep them on track,...
    My main success this year has been the living willow hut. From a start as 2ft wands, the willows with better roots which I put in the corners are now as tall as me, and even the smaller ones which started with basically no roots at all are doing...
    My main success this year has been the living willow hut. From a start as 2ft wands, the willows with better roots which I put in the corners are now as tall as me, and even the smaller ones which...
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  8. peter121

    re rhubarb.

    good morning. could anyone give me any advice on red leaf. is the crown diseased and have to be disposed of or can it be salvaged. would appreciate any feed back. ps was inherited when we moved...
    good morning. could anyone give me any advice on red leaf. is the crown diseased and have to be disposed of or can it be salvaged. would appreciate any feed back. ps was inherited when we moved to new house so i do not know what the name is. regards peter.
    good morning. could anyone give me any advice on red leaf. is the crown diseased and have to be disposed of or can it be salvaged. would appreciate any feed back. ps was inherited when we moved to new house so i do not know what the name is....
    good morning. could anyone give me any advice on red leaf. is the crown diseased and have to be disposed of or can it be salvaged. would appreciate any feed back. ps was inherited when we moved...
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  9. mogcat22

    Few runners on my beans

    Our beans have not been to bad, but about 2 weeks ago they stop but now have just started to flower again, i've got some i planted in 1st week of August and flowering nicely :) so i'm hoping for a...
    Our beans have not been to bad, but about 2 weeks ago they stop but now have just started to flower again, i've got some i planted in 1st week of August and flowering nicely :) so i'm hoping for a nice Autumn/Indian summer :love30:The hot weather wasn't any good for my beans, still got to fill the...
    Our beans have not been to bad, but about 2 weeks ago they stop but now have just started to flower again, i've got some i planted in 1st week of August and flowering nicely :) so i'm hoping for a nice Autumn/Indian summer :love30:The hot weather wasn't...
    Our beans have not been to bad, but about 2 weeks ago they stop but now have just started to flower again, i've got some i planted in 1st week of August and flowering nicely :) so i'm hoping for a...
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  10. Gloucester Gardener

    What are these?

    That makes sense as the number of slugs and snails in my garden is insane! Thanks.
    That makes sense as the number of slugs and snails in my garden is insane! Thanks.
    That makes sense as the number of slugs and snails in my garden is insane! Thanks.
    That makes sense as the number of slugs and snails in my garden is insane! Thanks.
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  11. Ken82

    Good berry issue

    Hard to tell. They aren't always right under the stuff. What kind of texture is it?
    Hard to tell. They aren't always right under the stuff. What kind of texture is it?
    Hard to tell. They aren't always right under the stuff. What kind of texture is it?
    Hard to tell. They aren't always right under the stuff. What kind of texture is it?
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  12. mazambo

    Rhubarb

    I've recently retired and i can fully recommend it! As for rhubarb crumble.. What's not to like. Mrs JR does it in a vitrous enamel baking tin, and the juice caramelises around the edge as it...
    I've recently retired and i can fully recommend it! As for rhubarb crumble.. What's not to like. Mrs JR does it in a vitrous enamel baking tin, and the juice caramelises around the edge as it cooks.. Lurvly
    I've recently retired and i can fully recommend it! As for rhubarb crumble.. What's not to like. Mrs JR does it in a vitrous enamel baking tin, and the juice caramelises around the edge as it cooks.. Lurvly
    I've recently retired and i can fully recommend it! As for rhubarb crumble.. What's not to like. Mrs JR does it in a vitrous enamel baking tin, and the juice caramelises around the edge as it...
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  13. TomatoFail

    Brown spots on yellow tomatoes

    Hello,New to the forum, thank you for the welcome! We just started vegetable gardening at home. We have some past experience but are growing yellow tomatoes for the first time and have two...
    Hello,New to the forum, thank you for the welcome! We just started vegetable gardening at home. We have some past experience but are growing yellow tomatoes for the first time and have two questions it would be great if someone can help with:1) We grew yellow stuffer tomatoes but they have...
    Hello,New to the forum, thank you for the welcome! We just started vegetable gardening at home. We have some past experience but are growing yellow tomatoes for the first time and have two questions it would be great if someone can help...
    Hello,New to the forum, thank you for the welcome! We just started vegetable gardening at home. We have some past experience but are growing yellow tomatoes for the first time and have two...
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  14. joolz68

    Apple and plum tree problem

    Agree it looks like apple scab. (Of course worth checking for any creepy crawlies in the apples too just in case there are multiple issues going on).For control, a spray early in season and...
    Agree it looks like apple scab. (Of course worth checking for any creepy crawlies in the apples too just in case there are multiple issues going on).For control, a spray early in season and clearing fallen leaves well in autumn is recommended.I have read that the scab affected fruit are fine...
    Agree it looks like apple scab. (Of course worth checking for any creepy crawlies in the apples too just in case there are multiple issues going on).For control, a spray early in season and clearing fallen leaves well in autumn is...
    Agree it looks like apple scab. (Of course worth checking for any creepy crawlies in the apples too just in case there are multiple issues going on).For control, a spray early in season and...
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  15. karaman

    Can i propage a fig by sticking a branch into the ground?

    I did this with several trimmings, all took
    I did this with several trimmings, all took
    I did this with several trimmings, all took
    I did this with several trimmings, all took
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  16. Sian in Belgium

    How to stop cloches blowing away?

    In all honesty the BEST cloches are the old Chase continuous cloche (Glass) Alternatively make your own from glass sheets and clips you can get to make tent cloches. Not as good as the barn and...
    In all honesty the BEST cloches are the old Chase continuous cloche (Glass) Alternatively make your own from glass sheets and clips you can get to make tent cloches. Not as good as the barn and high barn cloches but better by far than plastic. Once in position hose them down and the natural...
    In all honesty the BEST cloches are the old Chase continuous cloche (Glass) Alternatively make your own from glass sheets and clips you can get to make tent cloches. Not as good as the barn and high barn cloches but better by far than plastic....
    In all honesty the BEST cloches are the old Chase continuous cloche (Glass) Alternatively make your own from glass sheets and clips you can get to make tent cloches. Not as good as the barn and...
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  17. Engelbert

    Is this tomato blight, if not what please?

    I refer back to my post 12.Aug. 20
    I refer back to my post 12.Aug. 20
    I refer back to my post 12.Aug. 20
    I refer back to my post 12.Aug. 20
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  18. PP1

    Squash Mashed Potato Harvest?

    Hi all. I planted 2 of these squash in a potato grow bag 20th May. The 1st photo is the big one that was 1st to take hold. I have lots of younger fruit that are clearly not ready, but the big...
    Hi all. I planted 2 of these squash in a potato grow bag 20th May. The 1st photo is the big one that was 1st to take hold. I have lots of younger fruit that are clearly not ready, but the big one is a good month in advance. Can I harvest this one? I thought it was a winter squash so had to...
    Hi all. I planted 2 of these squash in a potato grow bag 20th May. The 1st photo is the big one that was 1st to take hold. I have lots of younger fruit that are clearly not ready, but the big one is a good month in advance. Can I harvest this...
    Hi all. I planted 2 of these squash in a potato grow bag 20th May. The 1st photo is the big one that was 1st to take hold. I have lots of younger fruit that are clearly not ready, but the big...
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  19. PP1

    Pumpkin Galeux d'eysines Fruit Rot

    I was wondering that. Thanks. There are some more forming so maybe removing that one will help the others? Going to be very windy tonight and tomorrow so I'll leave it on vine as a weight. ...
    I was wondering that. Thanks. There are some more forming so maybe removing that one will help the others? Going to be very windy tonight and tomorrow so I'll leave it on vine as a weight. Unless I get an overwhelming response saying cut it!
    I was wondering that. Thanks. There are some more forming so maybe removing that one will help the others? Going to be very windy tonight and tomorrow so I'll leave it on vine as a weight. Unless I get an overwhelming response saying cut it!
    I was wondering that. Thanks. There are some more forming so maybe removing that one will help the others? Going to be very windy tonight and tomorrow so I'll leave it on vine as a weight. ...
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  20. Arlandria

    Strawberries

    Looking fab Emily:dbgrtmb:
    Looking fab Emily:dbgrtmb:
    Looking fab Emily:dbgrtmb:
    Looking fab Emily:dbgrtmb:
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