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whats the matter with my pepper

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 12:50

1 of my pepper seadlings has started to go strange and i dont know why,

hope someone can help  

sorry about the picture quality my camera batteries were running out and had to take it fast lol



Posted: 16/05/2012 at 18:14

figrat i would earth them up a bit, about half way up the plant and they shoud be ok.

You can either pull the compost/soil up around the plant or pour some compost/soil on top like a mole heap this will help you get more potatos.

Hope this helps   


Posted: 16/05/2012 at 13:59

 i always "earth up" potatos till there is ruffly (sometimes less) a foot of soil on top, i do this gradually so the leaves keep coming up. After this you leave the leaves to grow and make like a bush on top, they will then flower and after this die back a bit which is when you dig them up (you can dig before but i find if you wait you get more spuds).

Earthing up helps the plant produce more spuds as there is more room. 

Hope this helps im only a novice and i know how puzzling it can be.

some kind of fun guy!

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 15:09

Thank you for your help Welshonion.

It may be edible but i dont think ill be rushing to try it lol .

some kind of fun guy!

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 12:13

Thank you for your help Alina W.  

Gardening book

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 13:25

Im a fruit and veg grower and use the book  "Food from your garden" Readers' Digest like Green Magpie. Its quite old but i think its the best, here is the like on amazon  

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Posted: 01/05/2012 at 13:10

The last year or so the plant has been dying on one side (the side the fungus is on) the rest of the stump is fine.

It is growing right out of the wood, there is no soil around the fungi .

some kind of fun guy!

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 10:55

some kind of fun guy!

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 10:54

I have had my buddleia for over 20 years. I cut it back earlier in the year and noticed it had a fungi growing on it.

Will it harm the plant?

Should i remove it?  

Any help will be welcome

BBC Gardening Arrivals - Meeting Point

Posted: 19/04/2012 at 13:24

hello, just made the leap from the bbc ,

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