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  1. Snorky85

    Mould on onion sets

    Hi Snorky85, I sincerely hope it's not onion white rot? If it is? discard the onions and soil, thoroughly disinfect EVERYTHING associated and beware that it can remain in soil for 7 years plus. I...
    Hi Snorky85, I sincerely hope it's not onion white rot? If it is? discard the onions and soil, thoroughly disinfect EVERYTHING associated and beware that it can remain in soil for 7 years plus. I have it here in London!
    Hi Snorky85, I sincerely hope it's not onion white rot? If it is? discard the onions and soil, thoroughly disinfect EVERYTHING associated and beware that it can remain in soil for 7 years plus. I have it here in London!
    Hi Snorky85, I sincerely hope it's not onion white rot? If it is? discard the onions and soil, thoroughly disinfect EVERYTHING associated and beware that it can remain in soil for 7 years plus. I...
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  2. Black Dog

    Cleaning up the rhubarb's plot

    Rhubarb like good deep soil and plenty of water. They are hungry plants and require a good feed every year, mulch as well, well rotted manure is best, but a handful of general purpose fertiliser...
    Rhubarb like good deep soil and plenty of water. They are hungry plants and require a good feed every year, mulch as well, well rotted manure is best, but a handful of general purpose fertiliser and a mulch of well rotted garden compost will work. I would remove the small plants you dont want...
    Rhubarb like good deep soil and plenty of water. They are hungry plants and require a good feed every year, mulch as well, well rotted manure is best, but a handful of general purpose fertiliser and a mulch of well rotted garden compost will...
    Rhubarb like good deep soil and plenty of water. They are hungry plants and require a good feed every year, mulch as well, well rotted manure is best, but a handful of general purpose fertiliser...
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  3. Jannt86

    Peach trees: perigrine or avalon pride?

    I had to make that decision last year. It was really hard comparing them and the winner was.... None of themIn the end we went with a Mirabelle Plum ("Nancy") because it is a lot friendlier to...
    I had to make that decision last year. It was really hard comparing them and the winner was.... None of themIn the end we went with a Mirabelle Plum ("Nancy") because it is a lot friendlier to eat and blooms nicer (at least in my opinion)
    I had to make that decision last year. It was really hard comparing them and the winner was.... None of themIn the end we went with a Mirabelle Plum ("Nancy") because it is a lot friendlier to eat and blooms nicer (at least in my opinion)
    I had to make that decision last year. It was really hard comparing them and the winner was.... None of themIn the end we went with a Mirabelle Plum ("Nancy") because it is a lot friendlier to...
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  4. Finngal

    Hydro pollenation

    ThaThanks ;) Im totally new to pollenating vegetables. When I had my veggie patch, with the smallholding we had, it was just a trailer full of chicken and horse manure with some peat and soil...
    ThaThanks ;) Im totally new to pollenating vegetables. When I had my veggie patch, with the smallholding we had, it was just a trailer full of chicken and horse manure with some peat and soil mixed in. I threw few bags of seeds randomly there, watered few weeks with garden hose every time I had...
    ThaThanks ;) Im totally new to pollenating vegetables. When I had my veggie patch, with the smallholding we had, it was just a trailer full of chicken and horse manure with some peat and soil mixed in. I threw few bags of seeds randomly there,...
    ThaThanks ;) Im totally new to pollenating vegetables. When I had my veggie patch, with the smallholding we had, it was just a trailer full of chicken and horse manure with some peat and soil...
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  5. Finngal
    Like x 7

    HYDROPONICS

    Hi, Thanks for the comments! It is actually a historical account of how I went through the process of learning how to get that crystal clear water and beautiful plants that I so wanted. Its a...
    Hi, Thanks for the comments! It is actually a historical account of how I went through the process of learning how to get that crystal clear water and beautiful plants that I so wanted. Its a story from rookie beginning to getting to a nice setup, my personal experience of when things go wrong...
    Hi, Thanks for the comments! It is actually a historical account of how I went through the process of learning how to get that crystal clear water and beautiful plants that I so wanted. Its a story from rookie beginning to getting to a nice...
    Hi, Thanks for the comments! It is actually a historical account of how I went through the process of learning how to get that crystal clear water and beautiful plants that I so wanted. Its a...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. JWK

    The Tatties Thread 2020

    One had a hole (slug maybe) which needed boring out otherwise completely solid.Sorry I just planted any old how, so I don't know which part of the sliced up seed tuber produced it. I dug up half...
    One had a hole (slug maybe) which needed boring out otherwise completely solid.Sorry I just planted any old how, so I don't know which part of the sliced up seed tuber produced it. I dug up half a dozen roots to see us through Christmas and they were a bit variable, some had fewer tubers than...
    One had a hole (slug maybe) which needed boring out otherwise completely solid.Sorry I just planted any old how, so I don't know which part of the sliced up seed tuber produced it. I dug up half a dozen roots to see us through Christmas and...
    One had a hole (slug maybe) which needed boring out otherwise completely solid.Sorry I just planted any old how, so I don't know which part of the sliced up seed tuber produced it. I dug up half...
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  14. 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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    6
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Selleri

    Cucamelon mystery perhaps solved

    Cucamelons Mike to look at are miniature water melons ,delicate netted markings in green ,very effective actually. They are at the biggest an inch long and about half inch wide.quite thick skinned...
    Cucamelons Mike to look at are miniature water melons ,delicate netted markings in green ,very effective actually. They are at the biggest an inch long and about half inch wide.quite thick skinned and all is eaten. I find them ok with salads but not a fruity type. I find the taste bland. More of...
    Cucamelons Mike to look at are miniature water melons ,delicate netted markings in green ,very effective actually. They are at the biggest an inch long and about half inch wide.quite thick skinned and all is eaten. I find them ok with salads but...
    Cucamelons Mike to look at are miniature water melons ,delicate netted markings in green ,very effective actually. They are at the biggest an inch long and about half inch wide.quite thick skinned...
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  19. ARMANDII

    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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  20. polypody

    Strawberry Ostara

    It's usually the opposite problem.....keeping up with and removing them :biggrin: Lovely, tasty variety, though :dbgrtmb:
    It's usually the opposite problem.....keeping up with and removing them :biggrin: Lovely, tasty variety, though :dbgrtmb:
    It's usually the opposite problem.....keeping up with and removing them :biggrin: Lovely, tasty variety, though :dbgrtmb:
    It's usually the opposite problem.....keeping up with and removing them :biggrin: Lovely, tasty variety, though :dbgrtmb:
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