Fruit & Vegetables : Grow Your Own
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Started by als.shetland 2 years 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
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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 NewHomeNewGarden 3 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 3 years 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...
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Didn't take any photos.  Purple sprouting broccoli was good.  Other plants like brussels didn't fair so well.  Have g...
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Started by carolb 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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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