Fruit & Vegetables : Grow Your Own
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Started by cavendish 2 weeks ago
I have about 20 three year old asparagus crowns in my cold greenhouse. They cropped well this year and have been cut down. What are the watering requi...
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Started by Baridon Babe 2 months ago
  I have 6 patio fruit trees, 2 Golden Delicious Apples, 1 Gala Apple, I Sylvia cherry, 1 'Doyenne du Commice' Pear and 1 Black Amber Plum. This sum...
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I don't think fleece would make any difference  here, its more likely because the tree is so young its dropping its blo...
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Started by laceypat 3 months ago
I have a bumper crop of runner beans with loads of flowers but no beans. the flowers fall off and there are no beans, what's up?
carolb
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Sounds as though they are not being pollinated to me, try misting the flowers lightly.
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Started by als.shetland 4 months ago
I purchased bare root trees last year and they survived the winter but the labels blew off. I transplanted them into my polycrub (Shetland version of ...
carolb
remove this Last replied to by carolb 2 months ago
It sounds to me as  if it has died, try scraping a bit of bark off and seeing if it is green underneath, if its not the...
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Started by Owen 2 months ago
I need to replace an old raspberry bed. Can I replant in the same bed or do I need to replant elsewhere?
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Started by NewHomeNewGarden 2 years 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...
carolb
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I have strawberries in planters, a tomato plant, french beans and a blueberry in a pot. I recently bought a dwarf aprico...
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Started by loubylou 1 year 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
Didn't take any photos.  Purple sprouting broccoli was good.  Other plants like brussels didn't fair so well.  Have g...
carolb
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Started by carolb 1 year 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...
carolb
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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 1 year 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 ...
carolb
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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 globalmouse 1 year 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 ...
Ednaduck
remove this Last replied to by Ednaduck 1 year ago
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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