Fruit & Vegetables : Grow Your Own
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Started by loubylou 7 months ago
I have been given a small plot in neighbours garden for growing veg.  I have not grown winter veg before and wondered what I could grow over the cold...
remove this Last replied to by loubylou 6 months ago
Will be planting at weekend if weather alright.  I'm not a photographer but will try and take photo!
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Started by carolb 8 months ago
I have  been fortunate enough to be given a bay tree in a large tub by a friend, it has been recently potted on but they did not put enough compost i...
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Thankyou so much Hemeroholic that is a wonderful help, I can now repot it and find it somewhere sheltered in the winter,...
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Started by carolb 9 months ago
How on earth do you know when a purple pepper is ripe? I have mine in the greenhouse and the peppers went pruple fairly quickly and they are steadily ...
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My purple pepper is now sporting red peppers to, I think maybe it is to hot in my greenhouse for it 🙂
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Started by NewHomeNewGarden 1 year ago
I saw a blackberry the other day which said it is perfect for hanging baskets. Has anyone tried it before? It was called black cascade.Does anyone hav...
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remove this Last replied to by Ednaduck 10 months ago
I've just looked this up on Thomson & Morgan main page. It certainly looks interesting. They're not too expensive either...
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Started by globalmouse 11 months ago
Hello! We had a large crab apple tree in our garden which without warning last summer fell over - it looked like it was rotten inside although it was ...
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We have a walnut tree which is getting quite tall. The only downside is that it takes a while for it to produce walnuts....
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Started by Oldchap 1 year ago
I've grown carrots for a few years now and carrot fly is a real problem on the allotment. I've been using fleece for the last few seasons, but last su...
remove this Last replied to by poppy 1 year ago
marigolds planted next to them are good an my dad alway as soon as they started to come up walked down the line right ov...
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Started by missflite68 1 year ago
Planted a cherry tree in 2014 and no growth on it last year, should I give up hope?  Or is it possible for them to take a while to start producing bl...
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If there were no leaves at all last season and no signs of any live buds this year, then there is little hope it is aliv...
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Started by Englishklute 1 year ago
Does anyone know the best way to protect Asparagus from the Asparagus beetle .I won't use any chemicals as I'm growing it organically.Has anybody had ...
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It's quite an old row of asparagus I have grown , cut down the yellowing foliage every autumn .still get attacked  by t...
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Started by craigmason71 1 year ago
in my garden i have a bramley seedling in a pot i would like an eating apple and pear that tastes nice and can grow in a pot suggestions please.
remove this Last replied to by Rosie 1 year ago
I would go with Conference or Concorde, like Florexpert said, make sure its on a dwarfing rootstock. It can depend on wh...
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Started by Oldchap 2 years ago
I've been growing chillies under glass this summer in a small cloche. The lids have been off  in the warm weather but are now back on.My question is ...
remove this Last replied to by Doris 1 year ago
I picked the last of my chillies from the greenhouse just after Christmas, however the winds had taken their toll on a f...

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