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Potatoes: Some growing, some not

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 12:12
Hi Joss, we also planted Winston and Kestrel,then Cara for main we did ours rather early and some of our earlies and second are still only just coming through while all the Cara are up ,so were still hopeful like you, also we had 11 ton of so called good top soil to fill our brand new raised beds and we are getting spuds in the new beds with our peas and beans,weired but raises a laugh on the allotment so not all bad,
Good luck

No balls!!!

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 12:04
But then again maybe the frenchies are doing ok by useing the area as an open grass area better than building on it aintit mi duck, sides they cant play cricket to save there lives blessem,


Posted: 13/06/2013 at 11:58
Hi moderator ,hope im doingthis right, if i sisn in i dont get smilies if i dont sing in i do get them but cant use them as i haveto sign in to post HELP please Alan4711


Posted: 13/06/2013 at 11:54
Hi all ,can anyone suggest a radish thats not to bitter or too hot ,im looking for a medium more sweeter radish than a hot mustardy one that is if there is one,im growing Kings catalouge mixed at the moment and they really are good and grow big but not woody,we tend to like a quick grown bigger radish the mix contained some deep purple and some white ones ,nice to have tried them but still prefer the fat longer ones than the smaller round ones,anyway any radish knowledge out there,if i get an answer i,ll thank you when i get back ,off to Norfolk house hunting talk again soon Good luck Alan4711


Posted: 12/06/2013 at 14:05
Right thats the answer then pottem up for a season,swat i deeded to know,,, again cheers folks

Not getting notification e mails

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:24
nor me and i dont get smiies if i log in ,,dont log in i get them but cant use them

Does anyone know the name of this tree please?

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:22
Alianthis (tree of heaven) maybe


Posted: 11/06/2013 at 10:55
Hi all again,i have 10 fig cuttings about 7 weeks old in water all rooted and doing very very well,,now were moving house over the next 2 months and they would be much easier to transport contained in water than in pots,question is this how long can they stay in water as i need to build fig pits for them at our new garden,or at our new place should i pot them for maybe a season then pit them,any advise please fig experts to the front please, many thanks for your time Alan4711


Posted: 06/06/2013 at 12:07
Hi Danny mine is the same and apparently this how they are supposed to be, mine also is Forrest flame i was worried as well but ok now ,good luck

figs cutting

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 12:03
Hi all just an update for anyone interested if growing figs, took the advise from this site and got 10 cuttings,( not one person new the name of the fig they had)anyway lots of advise on the net loads of complicated ways to nurture them, so as this site said into jam jars rain or old tap water and presto in 10 days tiny white marks 15 days definite roots trying to grow 20 days everyone even the trimmings of the cuttings have small healthy roots and some have new leaf shoots already, I had to gently brush off the algae stuff when changing the water ,(every 8/10 days) and last night my mate for a favor i did him knocked on the door with a fig tree would you believe from Aldi ??4:95 and its a beauty but no name on it just says (a fruiting fig) so no probs and im a happy bunny,good luck all Alan4711

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