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  1. misterQ

    Post pictures of your radishes here...

    They must be the size of cricket balls by now, landimad.Anyway, just to show that, with a little diligence, a second crop of radishes can also be easily grown in the summer heat.Here they...
    They must be the size of cricket balls by now, landimad.Anyway, just to show that, with a little diligence, a second crop of radishes can also be easily grown in the summer heat.Here they were a few moments ago.Incidentally, the other crop next to the radishes is coriander.
    They must be the size of cricket balls by now, landimad.Anyway, just to show that, with a little diligence, a second crop of radishes can also be easily grown in the summer heat.Here they were a few moments ago.Incidentally, the...
    They must be the size of cricket balls by now, landimad.Anyway, just to show that, with a little diligence, a second crop of radishes can also be easily grown in the summer heat.Here they...
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  2. cinnamon:g

    Is it possible to grow indoors?

    Thank you. Just the sort of advice I needed. I will stick to house plants at most if I do decide to try something indoors.
    Thank you. Just the sort of advice I needed. I will stick to house plants at most if I do decide to try something indoors.
    Thank you. Just the sort of advice I needed. I will stick to house plants at most if I do decide to try something indoors.
    Thank you. Just the sort of advice I needed. I will stick to house plants at most if I do decide to try something indoors.
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  3. Ystalyfera

    What's wrong with tomatoes

    And they vary in quality. I don't use them at all.
    And they vary in quality. I don't use them at all.
    And they vary in quality. I don't use them at all.
    And they vary in quality. I don't use them at all.
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  4. wiseowl
    Like x 5

    Victoria Plums/James Grieve Apples

    Can I just say, Bramleys are picked far too early mostly, when ripe you can eat them straight off the tree, in october.:biggrin:
    Can I just say, Bramleys are picked far too early mostly, when ripe you can eat them straight off the tree, in october.:biggrin:
    Can I just say, Bramleys are picked far too early mostly, when ripe you can eat them straight off the tree, in october.:biggrin:
    Can I just say, Bramleys are picked far too early mostly, when ripe you can eat them straight off the tree, in october.:biggrin:
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  5. beefpotnoodle
    Like x 3

    Advice on the forum....

    Look good :blue thumb:
    Look good :blue thumb:
    Look good :blue thumb:
    Look good :blue thumb:
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  6. Green Knees

    Gooseberry cutting error?

    Thanks Nigel, you've sorta confirmed what I've just discovered. I've just had a look now and there's 4 definite "branch" looking things sticking out from under the big leaves near the bottom. The...
    Thanks Nigel, you've sorta confirmed what I've just discovered. I've just had a look now and there's 4 definite "branch" looking things sticking out from under the big leaves near the bottom. The longest is only about 4in but it has produced multiple leaves along it so I'm a happier gardener...
    Thanks Nigel, you've sorta confirmed what I've just discovered. I've just had a look now and there's 4 definite "branch" looking things sticking out from under the big leaves near the bottom. The longest is only about 4in but it has produced...
    Thanks Nigel, you've sorta confirmed what I've just discovered. I've just had a look now and there's 4 definite "branch" looking things sticking out from under the big leaves near the bottom. The...
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  7. Kerry Howard

    raspberries growing pains. help please!

    7ft that's good, just tie them in, to the support wire, so the wind doesn't damage them.
    7ft that's good, just tie them in, to the support wire, so the wind doesn't damage them.
    7ft that's good, just tie them in, to the support wire, so the wind doesn't damage them.
    7ft that's good, just tie them in, to the support wire, so the wind doesn't damage them.
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  8. fuchsialady

    Cherry help

    In 2018 I bought a dwarf cherry tree - I think it is a Stella, certainly a self pollinating one. Last year it did nothing (apart from grow a bit), but i just thought it needed time to...
    In 2018 I bought a dwarf cherry tree - I think it is a Stella, certainly a self pollinating one. Last year it did nothing (apart from grow a bit), but i just thought it needed time to acclimatize. This year it had about 6 blossom flowers but they came to nothing. Disappointing to say the...
    In 2018 I bought a dwarf cherry tree - I think it is a Stella, certainly a self pollinating one. Last year it did nothing (apart from grow a bit), but i just thought it needed time to acclimatize. This year it had about 6 blossom flowers but...
    In 2018 I bought a dwarf cherry tree - I think it is a Stella, certainly a self pollinating one. Last year it did nothing (apart from grow a bit), but i just thought it needed time to...
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  9. amywhite

    Cucumber plant not looking too good - please help!

    That makes sense because my cuties are in a part shaded area which gets full sun for only 3 hours per day and i always water at the base, never on the leaves :-)
    That makes sense because my cuties are in a part shaded area which gets full sun for only 3 hours per day and i always water at the base, never on the leaves :-)
    That makes sense because my cuties are in a part shaded area which gets full sun for only 3 hours per day and i always water at the base, never on the leaves :-)
    That makes sense because my cuties are in a part shaded area which gets full sun for only 3 hours per day and i always water at the base, never on the leaves :-)
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  10. Kilm

    ID required. Possibly edible, possibly not...

    I wondered if 2 & 4 could be a young Comfrey, so took some pics of a leaf
    I wondered if 2 & 4 could be a young Comfrey, so took some pics of a leaf
    I wondered if 2 & 4 could be a young Comfrey, so took some pics of a leaf
    I wondered if 2 & 4 could be a young Comfrey, so took some pics of a leaf
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  11. Emily Jones

    Gooseberry bush dilemma

    I'd use a high potash fertiliser, i manage to get actual wood ash which is almost the same, put it on in the spring. I hardly prune the ones in the front and they don't get too big, but the ones...
    I'd use a high potash fertiliser, i manage to get actual wood ash which is almost the same, put it on in the spring. I hardly prune the ones in the front and they don't get too big, but the ones in the back i cut back because they're close to the footpath and get in the way.
    I'd use a high potash fertiliser, i manage to get actual wood ash which is almost the same, put it on in the spring. I hardly prune the ones in the front and they don't get too big, but the ones in the back i cut back because they're close to the...
    I'd use a high potash fertiliser, i manage to get actual wood ash which is almost the same, put it on in the spring. I hardly prune the ones in the front and they don't get too big, but the ones...
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  12. kr236rk

    Mint disaster :-o

    Thanks. Went into double-disaster mode: have a mister filed with saline & have now ringed the rescued mint round with cut lengths of bramble, which will hopefully hold them off till the nematodes...
    Thanks. Went into double-disaster mode: have a mister filed with saline & have now ringed the rescued mint round with cut lengths of bramble, which will hopefully hold them off till the nematodes arrive. Don't want to dose the earth with salt where possible. Think what's happening is that in...
    Thanks. Went into double-disaster mode: have a mister filed with saline & have now ringed the rescued mint round with cut lengths of bramble, which will hopefully hold them off till the nematodes arrive. Don't want to dose the earth with salt...
    Thanks. Went into double-disaster mode: have a mister filed with saline & have now ringed the rescued mint round with cut lengths of bramble, which will hopefully hold them off till the nematodes...
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  13. Sargan

    Cucumber disease

    It looks like a cucumber plant with a lot of fruit
    It looks like a cucumber plant with a lot of fruit
    It looks like a cucumber plant with a lot of fruit
    It looks like a cucumber plant with a lot of fruit
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  14. redfeathered

    Beetroot issues

    Ohh okay, I think I'll have to wait a few more weeks as I kept mine indoors for a while.. but when you mentioned roasting them that sounded really good ... I think I have my mind set on what I...
    Ohh okay, I think I'll have to wait a few more weeks as I kept mine indoors for a while.. but when you mentioned roasting them that sounded really good ... I think I have my mind set on what I should do
    Ohh okay, I think I'll have to wait a few more weeks as I kept mine indoors for a while.. but when you mentioned roasting them that sounded really good ... I think I have my mind set on what I should do
    Ohh okay, I think I'll have to wait a few more weeks as I kept mine indoors for a while.. but when you mentioned roasting them that sounded really good ... I think I have my mind set on what I...
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  15. Aldo

    Tomatillo - Insects or else punching through the fruit's husk

    @Selleri Mine are pretty much at the same development stage despite not having suffered any accident :) I think I should have brought some to my mum in Italy, given the temperature there is much...
    @Selleri Mine are pretty much at the same development stage despite not having suffered any accident :) I think I should have brought some to my mum in Italy, given the temperature there is much higher, they could probably establish as perennials. But then my mum can go months without watering...
    @Selleri Mine are pretty much at the same development stage despite not having suffered any accident :) I think I should have brought some to my mum in Italy, given the temperature there is much higher, they could probably establish as...
    @Selleri Mine are pretty much at the same development stage despite not having suffered any accident :) I think I should have brought some to my mum in Italy, given the temperature there is much...
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  16. johnrogers196969

    Our first crop - We are so proud !!!

    Ok. So not been on here for a while but thought that I would like to share a photo of something which I am very proud. A wonderful display and the the weekend weather did them (and me) proud!
    Ok. So not been on here for a while but thought that I would like to share a photo of something which I am very proud. A wonderful display and the the weekend weather did them (and me) proud!
    Ok. So not been on here for a while but thought that I would like to share a photo of something which I am very proud. A wonderful display and the the weekend weather did them (and me) proud!
    Ok. So not been on here for a while but thought that I would like to share a photo of something which I am very proud. A wonderful display and the the weekend weather did them (and me) proud!
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  17. barryman

    Is this a blackcurrant - id please.....

    It might grow black berries, but don't eat them. :biggrin:
    It might grow black berries, but don't eat them. :biggrin:
    It might grow black berries, but don't eat them. :biggrin:
    It might grow black berries, but don't eat them. :biggrin:
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  18. Ruth82

    Redcurrent bush

    Hi folks At my parents they have 3 blackcurrent and 1 or two redcurrant bush. Maybe up to ten years old. both have fruited ok thus year. but the red current has died back completely to crispy...
    Hi folks At my parents they have 3 blackcurrent and 1 or two redcurrant bush. Maybe up to ten years old. both have fruited ok thus year. but the red current has died back completely to crispy brown leaves. While the blackcurrants still have green leaves I'm much more partial to the red...
    Hi folks At my parents they have 3 blackcurrent and 1 or two redcurrant bush. Maybe up to ten years old. both have fruited ok thus year. but the red current has died back completely to crispy brown leaves. While the blackcurrants still have...
    Hi folks At my parents they have 3 blackcurrent and 1 or two redcurrant bush. Maybe up to ten years old. both have fruited ok thus year. but the red current has died back completely to crispy...
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  19. CecyFleur

    Epazote - a Mexican herb in London

    Mr Fleur is Mexican and an amazing chef so this year I thought I'd try and grow epazote, a Mexican herb, to encourage him to make the dishes he refuses to without this little guy being available!...
    Mr Fleur is Mexican and an amazing chef so this year I thought I'd try and grow epazote, a Mexican herb, to encourage him to make the dishes he refuses to without this little guy being available!Mexican sites aren't super useful with care notes - it's pretty invasive and fast growing out...
    Mr Fleur is Mexican and an amazing chef so this year I thought I'd try and grow epazote, a Mexican herb, to encourage him to make the dishes he refuses to without this little guy being available!Mexican sites aren't super useful with care...
    Mr Fleur is Mexican and an amazing chef so this year I thought I'd try and grow epazote, a Mexican herb, to encourage him to make the dishes he refuses to without this little guy being available!...
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  20. Fat Controller

    Tomatillo - odd leaf issue?

    What ever it is, when you find out for sure, there used to be a product brand called PY, they did a range of treatments for edible crops, once applied, or the product dried, it was safe to eat the...
    What ever it is, when you find out for sure, there used to be a product brand called PY, they did a range of treatments for edible crops, once applied, or the product dried, it was safe to eat the crop, havent seen it for a while. If it is bugs you can use the following: 4 parts of any of the...
    What ever it is, when you find out for sure, there used to be a product brand called PY, they did a range of treatments for edible crops, once applied, or the product dried, it was safe to eat the crop, havent seen it for a while. If it is bugs...
    What ever it is, when you find out for sure, there used to be a product brand called PY, they did a range of treatments for edible crops, once applied, or the product dried, it was safe to eat the...
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