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Talkback: How to grow celeriac

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 19:27

Dove, I've been growing celery for the last couple of years and found the flavour of home grown almost eye-wateringly strong, but v. useful in cooking. I just don't have the space for both veg so growing celeriac gives me, I hope, the best of both worlds.

Talkback: How to grow celeriac

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 19:02
I'm growing celeriac for the first time this year as I love making celeriac remoulade. Seeing the photos in the 'how to do it' article makes me wonder; can one eat the leaves also as if it were celery?

Music in the Garden

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 10:45

Dove, Peter Grimes is one of my most favourite operas, how lovely to see it on the beach it must have made it very special But my absolute favourite has to be Fidelio; when the prisoners come out singing, it is so heartbreaking and could be political prisoners nowadays in so many countries.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 10:36

...and so are you Rosie.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 18:16


Subterranean activity in the polytunnel.

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 18:15

Borrow a Jack Russell, it's what they do

Nut free bird seed?

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 18:13

I just feed sunflower hearts bought in a large sack from the local feed store and a big sack of niger seed bought on line. Since all the Starlings seemed to have vanished from the Fens over the last 3 years, the fat balls that i make with linseed or buy are never eaten.

I am newbie here

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 18:10

Jameslu, those trees are very graceful. I love growing vegetables, soft fruit like gooseberries and black currents, and lots of flowers, especially roses.

How cold does it get in the winter where you are? and how hot in the summer?

Where I am in the East of England, the temperature does not usually go very far below freezing, though we can have some surprising winters.

Patio Rose

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 18:05

Helly, never be embarassed about asking questions here; we can all be surprisingly ignorant

Cutting back Pelargoniums

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 18:03

Everos, I agree; I try to keep as many as I have space for during the winter; cheaper and the plants have a flying start.

Discussions started by artjak

Plant photos from French hols

Various intriguing things 
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Last Post: 16/09/2015 at 14:35

What is this please?

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Last Post: 10/09/2015 at 21:52

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Last Post: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 09:01

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 20:32

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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