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Vegetable Growing 2021

Discussion in 'Edible Gardening' started by JWK, Jan 5, 2021.

  1. JWK

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    I am growing Auberines, Kohlrabi for the first time and may also try some fennel and Pak Choi.

    Rusty
     
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      I've been trying to grow Florence Fennel these last three years without success. I've sown too early (April) and they bolted, I tried sowing much later (mid-May) last year and they still bolted. One last try this year and I'll wait till mid-June.
       
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      I have basil, kale, leek, brussel and purple sprouting broccoli seedlings in the greenhouse.
      Need to sow fennel seed soon trying Romanesco this year. I've had mixed results over the years some years nothing has bulbed up, other years I've had too many.
       
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        I have never done well with Fennell either, I gave up sowing early into pots as they hate root disturbance and bolt. I wait till late May to sow direct but they never make a decent size. Trying another variety this year.
         
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        Ive sown bronze fennel for the colour ,also Artichokes,kale nero ,cut & come again salads ,cucumbers and ive put my Tomato plants out in the sunshine as you suggested @JWK :)
        My new back garden isnt that big and im still excavating it as it was completely covered pebbles and everywhere i gain ground is like land fill when i dig :sad: x
         
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          I have bronze fennel in the garden and it self seeds all over the place every year! Great as an ornamental and great to flavour stews and use like dill for fish. I never have success with dill - it always bolts before I get to use it so fennel works great as a substitute for me.
           
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