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  1. Notty1975

    White mold on cucumbers

    Nope. Atleast I dont think so, other than keeping up with the watering and humidity.
    Nope. Atleast I dont think so, other than keeping up with the watering and humidity.
    Nope. Atleast I dont think so, other than keeping up with the watering and humidity.
    Nope. Atleast I dont think so, other than keeping up with the watering and humidity.
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  2. Notty1975

    How late to sow pickling onions

    I think those are far more worthy of concentrating efforts on, especially using stuff picked from hedgerows for free.
    I think those are far more worthy of concentrating efforts on, especially using stuff picked from hedgerows for free.
    I think those are far more worthy of concentrating efforts on, especially using stuff picked from hedgerows for free.
    I think those are far more worthy of concentrating efforts on, especially using stuff picked from hedgerows for free.
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  3. Jimb0b

    Pruning Pears and apples

    Yes, tie down verticals except for main stem.For fruit, summer prune in late July early August.....do this by cutting shoots from tied down branches to 3 or 4 buds to create "spurs". It may be...
    Yes, tie down verticals except for main stem.For fruit, summer prune in late July early August.....do this by cutting shoots from tied down branches to 3 or 4 buds to create "spurs". It may be a little early for this year though. By cutting back like this in late summer you are encouraging...
    Yes, tie down verticals except for main stem.For fruit, summer prune in late July early August.....do this by cutting shoots from tied down branches to 3 or 4 buds to create "spurs". It may be a little early for this year though. By cutting...
    Yes, tie down verticals except for main stem.For fruit, summer prune in late July early August.....do this by cutting shoots from tied down branches to 3 or 4 buds to create "spurs". It may be...
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  4. Notty1975

    Leaves growing from flower truss on tomatoes

    Brill that’s what I thought but wanted to make sure thanks both
    Brill that’s what I thought but wanted to make sure thanks both
    Brill that’s what I thought but wanted to make sure thanks both
    Brill that’s what I thought but wanted to make sure thanks both
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  5. Peter K

    Plum tree - no fruit

    Hello Peter, Some varieties of plum are self-fertile but not all. Plums, gages and damsons: choosing cultivars/RHS Gardening This link will give more info. Sometimes, a frost or dry spell at...
    Hello Peter, Some varieties of plum are self-fertile but not all. Plums, gages and damsons: choosing cultivars/RHS Gardening This link will give more info. Sometimes, a frost or dry spell at the critical time in the fruit's development makes them all drop. Nothing much you can do about that...
    Hello Peter, Some varieties of plum are self-fertile but not all. Plums, gages and damsons: choosing cultivars/RHS Gardening This link will give more info. Sometimes, a frost or dry spell at the critical time in the fruit's development makes...
    Hello Peter, Some varieties of plum are self-fertile but not all. Plums, gages and damsons: choosing cultivars/RHS Gardening This link will give more info. Sometimes, a frost or dry spell at...
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  6. Plosh

    Why can't I grow beetroot?

    Carrots - no problem once germinated. Germination can sometimes be a bit challenging.
    Carrots - no problem once germinated. Germination can sometimes be a bit challenging.
    Carrots - no problem once germinated. Germination can sometimes be a bit challenging.
    Carrots - no problem once germinated. Germination can sometimes be a bit challenging.
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  7. Plosh

    Disappointing strawberries

    Hello @Plosh I don't grow fruit or veg but when we had our property the previous owner was a grower of grapes / strawberries / Barley / Rhubarb and everything was all done in sections but the...
    Hello @Plosh I don't grow fruit or veg but when we had our property the previous owner was a grower of grapes / strawberries / Barley / Rhubarb and everything was all done in sections but the strawberries was planted by the kitchen window and we suffer here with pure sun trap gardens but where...
    Hello @Plosh I don't grow fruit or veg but when we had our property the previous owner was a grower of grapes / strawberries / Barley / Rhubarb and everything was all done in sections but the strawberries was planted by the kitchen window and we...
    Hello @Plosh I don't grow fruit or veg but when we had our property the previous owner was a grower of grapes / strawberries / Barley / Rhubarb and everything was all done in sections but the...
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  8. Habanerohead

    Elephant Garlic from bulbils

    I must admit I was sceptical when you first posted about this last October @Habanerohead so you have proved me wrong, thanks it's always good to learn something new. I shall try your method this year :blue thumb:
    I must admit I was sceptical when you first posted about this last October @Habanerohead so you have proved me wrong, thanks it's always good to learn something new. I shall try your method this year :blue thumb:
    I must admit I was sceptical when you first posted about this last October @Habanerohead so you have proved me wrong, thanks it's always good to learn something new. I shall try your method this year :blue thumb:
    I must admit I was sceptical when you first posted about this last October @Habanerohead so you have proved me wrong, thanks it's always good to learn something new. I shall try your method this year :blue thumb:
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  9. Saliha
    Like x 3

    Fig-leaf gourd

    Yep that might be a problem if there is a lot of them but they stay edible a long time. I still have some from the last year and they are almost as fresh like at the last autumn. In Mexico, they...
    Yep that might be a problem if there is a lot of them but they stay edible a long time. I still have some from the last year and they are almost as fresh like at the last autumn. In Mexico, they are used also for sweets and in the Far East for vegetable soups. As their fruit flesh is a bit like...
    Yep that might be a problem if there is a lot of them but they stay edible a long time. I still have some from the last year and they are almost as fresh like at the last autumn. In Mexico, they are used also for sweets and in the Far East for...
    Yep that might be a problem if there is a lot of them but they stay edible a long time. I still have some from the last year and they are almost as fresh like at the last autumn. In Mexico, they...
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  10. Aldo

    Cucumbers - Is it advisable to pinch of the first fruits and flowers, like with courgettes?

    Thanks both! I'll pinch them off then, even if my kid and wife will be grumbling :) They are amazingly fast growing, I did not expect that. 24h after taking that picture
    Thanks both! I'll pinch them off then, even if my kid and wife will be grumbling :) They are amazingly fast growing, I did not expect that. 24h after taking that picture
    Thanks both! I'll pinch them off then, even if my kid and wife will be grumbling :) They are amazingly fast growing, I did not expect that. 24h after taking that picture
    Thanks both! I'll pinch them off then, even if my kid and wife will be grumbling :) They are amazingly fast growing, I did not expect that. 24h after taking that picture
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  11. Peter K

    Apple Trees

    June drop.....all those little ones will fall off.
    June drop.....all those little ones will fall off.
    June drop.....all those little ones will fall off.
    June drop.....all those little ones will fall off.
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  12. Paul Blackburn

    Problems growing carrots

    Paul, my thoughts include, not good applying manure last autumn. Carrots will not perform well in that. Also what compost did you use? MPC? This dries out fast, possibly too fast for seeds, and...
    Paul, my thoughts include, not good applying manure last autumn. Carrots will not perform well in that. Also what compost did you use? MPC? This dries out fast, possibly too fast for seeds, and is difficult to re wet. Watering? Erratic watering is not good either. (Hence my apprehensions...
    Paul, my thoughts include, not good applying manure last autumn. Carrots will not perform well in that. Also what compost did you use? MPC? This dries out fast, possibly too fast for seeds, and is difficult to re wet. Watering? Erratic...
    Paul, my thoughts include, not good applying manure last autumn. Carrots will not perform well in that. Also what compost did you use? MPC? This dries out fast, possibly too fast for seeds, and...
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  13. Paul Blackburn

    Lack of apples

    Basically, because the tree knocked itself out producing that bumper crop last year. It's a problem known as "biennial bearing" and this article from the RHS has some tips for sorting it out:...
    Basically, because the tree knocked itself out producing that bumper crop last year. It's a problem known as "biennial bearing" and this article from the RHS has some tips for sorting it out: Fruit: biennial bearing/RHS Gardening
    Basically, because the tree knocked itself out producing that bumper crop last year. It's a problem known as "biennial bearing" and this article from the RHS has some tips for sorting it out: Fruit: biennial bearing/RHS Gardening
    Basically, because the tree knocked itself out producing that bumper crop last year. It's a problem known as "biennial bearing" and this article from the RHS has some tips for sorting it out:...
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  14. Aldo

    Trimming leggy foliage of strawberries in crowded planter to improve air circulation

    Thanks! I will try and do that with the next plants.
    Thanks! I will try and do that with the next plants.
    Thanks! I will try and do that with the next plants.
    Thanks! I will try and do that with the next plants.
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  15. john558

    Cucumber

    Confused is my middle name, Pete:)
    Confused is my middle name, Pete:)
    Confused is my middle name, Pete:)
    Confused is my middle name, Pete:)
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  16. Kostas

    Ornamental Cabbage or Kale?

    Aaaaw i see! Thank you both very much for your answers :D
    Aaaaw i see! Thank you both very much for your answers :D
    Aaaaw i see! Thank you both very much for your answers :D
    Aaaaw i see! Thank you both very much for your answers :D
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  17. Paul Blackburn

    How to grow watermelon

    Paul, this info may help you:How to grow melons / RHS Gardening
    Paul, this info may help you:How to grow melons / RHS Gardening
    Paul, this info may help you:How to grow melons / RHS Gardening
    Paul, this info may help you:How to grow melons / RHS Gardening
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  18. Paul Blackburn

    How to grow asparagus

    Paul, this info may help youHow to grow asparagus / RHS Gardening
    Paul, this info may help youHow to grow asparagus / RHS Gardening
    Paul, this info may help youHow to grow asparagus / RHS Gardening
    Paul, this info may help youHow to grow asparagus / RHS Gardening
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  19. Effy66

    Turnips not forming

    Hi there!So, five years at current home. First year I sowed turnips very successful with good roots. Every year since - nothing, just long, twisty tapering roots that hang on the surface or...
    Hi there!So, five years at current home. First year I sowed turnips very successful with good roots. Every year since - nothing, just long, twisty tapering roots that hang on the surface or very small balls. It's decent soil, emptied the contents of my compost bin on to it a couple of...
    Hi there!So, five years at current home. First year I sowed turnips very successful with good roots. Every year since - nothing, just long, twisty tapering roots that hang on the surface or very small balls. It's decent soil, emptied the...
    Hi there!So, five years at current home. First year I sowed turnips very successful with good roots. Every year since - nothing, just long, twisty tapering roots that hang on the surface or...
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  20. MaLiorzh
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