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Should i top my tomato plants?

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:30

Depends on the variety, but most people say top them out after 5 or 6 trusses, to let them concentrate on the fruit that is there.  Having said that, i never count trusses, but top them once they hit the GH roof

grasses

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:24

Grasses v popular, but missed this thread last night

Great pics - stipa gigantica with its oat flowers is still my favourite though - sort of floaty  Like it with verbena bonsariensis too.  Ours has yet to flower this year though.

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Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:09

Same story here - very wet - although didn't hear any thunder last night.  Today is a day for chores, and will spend tomorrow in the garden.  As others have said, can't be too downhearted as the soil needed a really good soak.  

Hope sun will be shining on the vicarage by this afternoon - and the place will look and smell  lovely and fresh for its VIP visitors.  Enjoy your train ride Panda

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Posted: 18/07/2014 at 22:54

Bekkie - probably Joy Larkcom - has written lots of books on veg gardening.

Sitting here waiting for the thunderstorms

Good luck Woody - and remember to enjoy it.  And all the East Ruston visitors - have a fantastic day - wish I could join you

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Posted: 18/07/2014 at 07:27
Lots of thunder, lightning and rain here last night but fine again now- will have done the plants a load of good. TGIF

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 17:56
So pleased parents eve went well OL - its so lovely when they do

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 17:54
Water ?? Or lack of it ??

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:07
London feels like Barcelona, and its not even noon yet !! Wish i was wearing flipflops . Just heading into a meeting with the MD - so perhaps not .... Wonder if he has a garden

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:24
Stacey's last post says she has a poorly goshawk ..... methinks autocorrect has been having fun again

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:17
But only if it doesn't wet the goshawk

Discussions started by chicky

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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