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  2. wiseowl
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    Whats Looking Good In September

    [COLOR=#006600][I]My Belladona blooms every year in the Spring. They are in clay soil in a shady rockery with the tops peeking out. Love the colour of your
    [COLOR=#006600][I]My Belladona blooms every year in the Spring. They are in clay soil in a shady rockery with the tops peeking out. Love the colour of your
    [COLOR=#006600][I]My Belladona blooms every year in the Spring. They are in clay soil in a shady rockery with the tops peeking out. Love the colour of your
    [COLOR=#006600][I]My Belladona blooms every year in the Spring. They are in clay soil in a shady rockery with the tops peeking out. Love the colour of your
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  3. Redwing
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    Good Online Nurseries and Plant Sellers

    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or...
    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or speed of delivery. My Elephant Ears Black Magic turned up in two days and is looking great.
    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or speed of delivery. My Elephant Ears Black Magic...
    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or...
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  4. Fat Controller
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    What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2019

    @CanadianLori its a blessing and a curse having the land.Having space is great. My in-laws are our closest neighbours (almost T shaped roof behind our house). This is great for when we're on...
    @CanadianLori its a blessing and a curse having the land.Having space is great. My in-laws are our closest neighbours (almost T shaped roof behind our house). This is great for when we're on holiday - garden and dog sitting.Its a lot to maintain on our own but we keep it in good...
    @CanadianLori its a blessing and a curse having the land.Having space is great. My in-laws are our closest neighbours (almost T shaped roof behind our house). This is great for when we're on holiday - garden and dog sitting.Its a lot to...
    @CanadianLori its a blessing and a curse having the land.Having space is great. My in-laws are our closest neighbours (almost T shaped roof behind our house). This is great for when we're on...
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  5. Marley Farley
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    SWEET PEAS 2019

    Very similar colour too the SPs I grow. These are Charlies Angels ( which I could not get this year) and Our Harry. Both very good performers with lovely colour.
    Very similar colour too the SPs I grow. These are Charlies Angels ( which I could not get this year) and Our Harry. Both very good performers with lovely colour.
    Very similar colour too the SPs I grow. These are Charlies Angels ( which I could not get this year) and Our Harry. Both very good performers with lovely colour.
    Very similar colour too the SPs I grow. These are Charlies Angels ( which I could not get this year) and Our Harry. Both very good performers with lovely colour.
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  6. Marley Farley
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    GARDENING ASPIRATIONS FOR 2019..

    Ivy grows really well here too shiney, good job I love it :) @luciusmaximus, the entire border, length wise is damson and elderberries and at the bottom is a sycamore and hawthorn, as well as the...
    Ivy grows really well here too shiney, good job I love it :) @luciusmaximus, the entire border, length wise is damson and elderberries and at the bottom is a sycamore and hawthorn, as well as the biggest conifer I've ever seen in the neighbouring property. So it's really shaded already. I want it...
    Ivy grows really well here too shiney, good job I love it :) @luciusmaximus, the entire border, length wise is damson and elderberries and at the bottom is a sycamore and hawthorn, as well as the biggest conifer I've ever seen in the neighbouring...
    Ivy grows really well here too shiney, good job I love it :) @luciusmaximus, the entire border, length wise is damson and elderberries and at the bottom is a sycamore and hawthorn, as well as the...
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  7. Marley Farley
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    HANGING BASKETS, WINDOW BOXES AND PLANTERS 2019.

    Hope this is the right place for some hanging basket tips (if not, where is?). 2 years ago I had a nice cone basket made up before my very eyes by one of the staff at Dobbies. I watched & listened...
    Hope this is the right place for some hanging basket tips (if not, where is?). 2 years ago I had a nice cone basket made up before my very eyes by one of the staff at Dobbies. I watched & listened very carefully as he explained what he was doing, thinking that every Spring I can reuse the basket...
    Hope this is the right place for some hanging basket tips (if not, where is?). 2 years ago I had a nice cone basket made up before my very eyes by one of the staff at Dobbies. I watched & listened very carefully as he explained what he was doing,...
    Hope this is the right place for some hanging basket tips (if not, where is?). 2 years ago I had a nice cone basket made up before my very eyes by one of the staff at Dobbies. I watched & listened...
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  8. Marley Farley
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    DAY LILY.. (HEMEROCALLIS) FAMILY 2019

    Back in the early spring of 2018, while sorting out a rather neglected area in our new garden, I came across a clump of what I suspected were daylilies, buried under various other plants. So I...
    Back in the early spring of 2018, while sorting out a rather neglected area in our new garden, I came across a clump of what I suspected were daylilies, buried under various other plants. So I carefully lifted and potted them, grew them on and then planted them out in one of our newly created...
    Back in the early spring of 2018, while sorting out a rather neglected area in our new garden, I came across a clump of what I suspected were daylilies, buried under various other plants. So I carefully lifted and potted them, grew them on and...
    Back in the early spring of 2018, while sorting out a rather neglected area in our new garden, I came across a clump of what I suspected were daylilies, buried under various other plants. So I...
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  9. Marley Farley
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    THE IRIDACEAE (IRIS) FAMILY 2019

    Dietes bicolor............. Dietes bicolor by longk48, on Flickr
    Dietes bicolor............. Dietes bicolor by longk48, on Flickr
    Dietes bicolor............. Dietes bicolor by longk48, on Flickr
    Dietes bicolor............. Dietes bicolor by longk48, on Flickr
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  10. Marley Farley
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    FUCHSIAS 2019

    I am not a Fuchsia grower but has anyone any ideas for @cindy in her post here fuschsia gone wrong
    I am not a Fuchsia grower but has anyone any ideas for @cindy in her post here fuschsia gone wrong
    I am not a Fuchsia grower but has anyone any ideas for @cindy in her post here fuschsia gone wrong
    I am not a Fuchsia grower but has anyone any ideas for @cindy in her post here fuschsia gone wrong
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  11. Fat Controller
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    Sheds

    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor...
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor repairs and give it a coat of preservative soon. Although the roof has been replaced at some point the...
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor repairs and give it a coat of preservative soon....
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor...
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  12. NigelJ
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    SUPER SALVIAS. 2019

    Salvia stolonifera
    Salvia stolonifera
    Salvia stolonifera
    Salvia stolonifera
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  13. lowrider69
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    SOWING SEEDS 2019?

    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
    Thanks mike that's very kind of you but i tend to stick with F1 plants these days they done me proud up to now
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  14. shiney
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    Show Us Your Recent Purchases 2019

    Four bags of sh*te - sorry not worth a picture:rolleyespink:
    Four bags of sh*te - sorry not worth a picture:rolleyespink:
    Four bags of sh*te - sorry not worth a picture:rolleyespink:
    Four bags of sh*te - sorry not worth a picture:rolleyespink:
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  15. HarryS
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    Dahlia Tuber Planting ?

    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
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  16. JWK
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    Do you know your soil type?

    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure added over the years. Warm, sunny walled garden not far from the coast. Can grow wide range of...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure added over the years. Warm, sunny walled garden...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure...
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  17. HarryS
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    Know Your Weeds

    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
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  18. PeterS
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    Improving clay

    Cool
    Cool
    Cool
    Cool
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  20. Who am I?

    How to clear old soil from terracotta pots?

    Thanks Loki!
    Thanks Loki!
    Thanks Loki!
    Thanks Loki!
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  21. Eden1

    Gardening TV Shows

    @Eden1 Do they have to be current? Have you watched Monty's "Around The World In 80 Gardens"? Probably my favourite BBC gardening series and available on DVD...Nick
    @Eden1 Do they have to be current? Have you watched Monty's "Around The World In 80 Gardens"? Probably my favourite BBC gardening series and available on DVD...Nick
    @Eden1 Do they have to be current? Have you watched Monty's "Around The World In 80 Gardens"? Probably my favourite BBC gardening series and available on DVD...Nick
    @Eden1 Do they have to be current? Have you watched Monty's "Around The World In 80 Gardens"? Probably my favourite BBC gardening series and available on DVD...Nick
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  22. ricky101

    Anemone Du Cane - in Pots

    As per Carol klein, but seems a lot in a small pot.
    As per Carol klein, but seems a lot in a small pot.
    As per Carol klein, but seems a lot in a small pot.
    As per Carol klein, but seems a lot in a small pot.
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  23. Spruce

    Beach Grove 2019

    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it...
    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it altogether. To be replaced with a cooking,antique hunting,pc, bore athon focussing on Glasgow or Glasgow.
    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it altogether. To be replaced with a cooking,antique...
    The Champagne Socialists at Bbc Glasgae have more or less cancelled this already. Its been off air most of the summer. They will claim ratings are low and this will enable them to scrap it...
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  24. JustJim

    Bamboo help?

    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining...
    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining stuff could be bind weed. I would cut off at ground level, remove and then treat regrowth next year with...
    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining stuff could be bind weed. I would cut off at ground...
    How old is the bamboo? It looks as if it could be Phyllostachys nigra, the canes of which go darker with age ending up as shiny ebony black after a couple of years. Not sure about the twining...
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  25. ThePlantAssassin

    Manure Ahoy..........

    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably...
    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably never see any shoots, making you think the plant has not survived the winter.The same can be true...
    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably never see any shoots, making you think the plant...
    Hi,Likewise, am keeping our young Delphs in pots under some light cover over winter, though its often slugs that eat the new shoots just as they start to come through the soil, so you probably...
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  26. ThePlantAssassin

    New Buddleia planting advice

    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
    You picked a really good one @ThePlantAssassin, old and reliable cultivar which won an AGM in the early nineties! :blue thumb:Nick
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  27. Roddy

    Moss on tarred road

    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
    My Neighbour swears by 'Wet and forget' and I must say it's worked a treat.
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  28. Upsydaisy

    Foolproof way please!!

    Yep Cleome are temperamental...best year I've had for them this year though ..had them in the Prop early March,took them out overnight as the nights were bitter cold.Fluctuating temps are the the...
    Yep Cleome are temperamental...best year I've had for them this year though ..had them in the Prop early March,took them out overnight as the nights were bitter cold.Fluctuating temps are the the key..
    Yep Cleome are temperamental...best year I've had for them this year though ..had them in the Prop early March,took them out overnight as the nights were bitter cold.Fluctuating temps are the the key..
    Yep Cleome are temperamental...best year I've had for them this year though ..had them in the Prop early March,took them out overnight as the nights were bitter cold.Fluctuating temps are the the...
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  29. James Sheffield

    Seamless Slatted Fences

    Thanks all. Took a look at components. Based on Vince's recommendations found the items below. The Southgatetimber do long panels so assuming I can create a seamless design. I will however have to...
    Thanks all. Took a look at components. Based on Vince's recommendations found the items below. The Southgatetimber do long panels so assuming I can create a seamless design. I will however have to put the panels on both sides for my neighbour. The only challenge is that I live on a slope so...
    Thanks all. Took a look at components. Based on Vince's recommendations found the items below. The Southgatetimber do long panels so assuming I can create a seamless design. I will however have to put the panels on both sides for my neighbour....
    Thanks all. Took a look at components. Based on Vince's recommendations found the items below. The Southgatetimber do long panels so assuming I can create a seamless design. I will however have to...
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  30. Eden1

    Taking cuttings - etiquette and tips

    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
    Shiney, that’s lovely. Adds so much more to the garden and our plants :)
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  31. roders
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    Iconic Gardeners.

    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his...
    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his own small nursery. Things weren't as commercial and frantic in those days. :)
    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his own small nursery. Things weren't as commercial...
    Adrian's father, Alan, was also a brilliant gardener and we still have the tree that he gave us. :dbgrtmb: We were originally introduced to him by my cousin who was a specialist Dahlia grower and had his...
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  32. Brightonian

    Leggy petunias

    They dont look that leggy to me.
    They dont look that leggy to me.
    They dont look that leggy to me.
    They dont look that leggy to me.
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  33. CanadianLori

    Ipheion- anyone able to give an opinion on these please?

    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really...
    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really pretty and cheerful. Like @CarolineL ’s the leaves of mine are just beginning to emerge. The leaves do...
    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really pretty and cheerful. Like @CarolineL ’s the leaves of...
    I’ve got Ipheion “Wisley Blue”. It’s a super plant flowering for well over a month from the end of March but as you live in a climate with colder winters, that might be delayed. It’s really...
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  34. Sheal

    Physocarpus Diablo

    Fond of Diablo.....have it here with solanum Alba on the wall behind it creating a sheet of white flowers and geranium Orion in front of it:)
    Fond of Diablo.....have it here with solanum Alba on the wall behind it creating a sheet of white flowers and geranium Orion in front of it:)
    Fond of Diablo.....have it here with solanum Alba on the wall behind it creating a sheet of white flowers and geranium Orion in front of it:)
    Fond of Diablo.....have it here with solanum Alba on the wall behind it creating a sheet of white flowers and geranium Orion in front of it:)
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  35. ThePlantAssassin

    Dead Dwarf Rhododendron

    Nice one Cindy :)
    Nice one Cindy :)
    Nice one Cindy :)
    Nice one Cindy :)
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  36. ThePlantAssassin

    Grit vs Perlite?

    Hi CindyAre you trying to inprove the drainage for the phlox and put them into bigger pots but to keep the weight down on your shelves , yes perlite will be fineSpruce
    Hi CindyAre you trying to inprove the drainage for the phlox and put them into bigger pots but to keep the weight down on your shelves , yes perlite will be fineSpruce
    Hi CindyAre you trying to inprove the drainage for the phlox and put them into bigger pots but to keep the weight down on your shelves , yes perlite will be fineSpruce
    Hi CindyAre you trying to inprove the drainage for the phlox and put them into bigger pots but to keep the weight down on your shelves , yes perlite will be fineSpruce
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  37. Snorky85

    Conifer hedging

    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
    Thanks everyone, I unexpectedly got a reply from CWGC and they say it is thuja plicata.
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  38. ennnceee

    Green Beefmaster tomatoes!

    @ennnceee Ive got beef master in the greenhouse with a variety of others and they are the only ones not to ripen.... Huge but very green......
    @ennnceee Ive got beef master in the greenhouse with a variety of others and they are the only ones not to ripen.... Huge but very green......
    @ennnceee Ive got beef master in the greenhouse with a variety of others and they are the only ones not to ripen.... Huge but very green......
    @ennnceee Ive got beef master in the greenhouse with a variety of others and they are the only ones not to ripen.... Huge but very green......
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  39. HarryS

    Begonias very very leafy ?

    Interesting comments from Pete and makes sense to me :) ..I always stop feeding when tomatoes have formed and fruit is ripening well. As usual it is the result of experimenting. Also very little...
    Interesting comments from Pete and makes sense to me :) ..I always stop feeding when tomatoes have formed and fruit is ripening well. As usual it is the result of experimenting. Also very little watering this year....plants are in the gh soil, replaced every 2 or 3 years......but regular...
    Interesting comments from Pete and makes sense to me :) ..I always stop feeding when tomatoes have formed and fruit is ripening well. As usual it is the result of experimenting. Also very little watering this year....plants are in the gh soil,...
    Interesting comments from Pete and makes sense to me :) ..I always stop feeding when tomatoes have formed and fruit is ripening well. As usual it is the result of experimenting. Also very little...
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