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tatty toms

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 20:00

I take off the lower leaves - this avoids them getting splashed and contracting moulds when watering - then if there are a lot of leaves you can remove some of them, but remember that the plant does need leaves in order to produce and ripen the fruit.

Also, the fruit don't need to see the sun, it's the warmth rather than the light that ripens them 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 19:41

Lily - great news!  I thought that was what you were up to!  

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52122.jpg?width=450&height=350&mode=max

 

Feedback

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 17:58

The search facility is a little idiosyncratic, but it does work.  At the top of the page you'll see a box which says Search this site.  If you click on the magnifying glass to the right of it, it will bring up another Search box where you can type the subject you want to search for.

But don't worry about asking questions that have been asked before - we don't mind answering and if we remember there's been a thread about it we can post a link for you - if we can find it 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 17:53

Temperature here didn't get above 15.6C here today , and although the wind has dropped a bit the rain has changed from a fine drizzle to the proper stuff.  

A little while ago I seriously felt like having a fire in the sitting room - but I'm sitting on the sofa with a fleece over my knees while some jacket potatoes and home made pasties cook for supper.  

Hydrangea problem

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 17:48

That's Hydrangea Scale - lots of helpful info here  

http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=557 

Fruit trees

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 17:44

This might be helpful http://www.orangepippintrees.co.uk/pollinationchecker.aspx?a=0&v=1036 

Talkback: How to grow sweetcorn

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 15:47

These sideshoots are called tillers - there's no need to remove them - they're regarded as a sign that growing conditions are good 

Talkback: How to harvest garlic

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 15:39

Hi Derek

I've just watched the video of Monty harvesting garlic - it worked fine for me. 

If you're still having problems watching the videos please email the webteam at this address

website@gardenersworld.com 

whats wrong with my gooseberry bush

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 15:08

Google 'gooseberry mildew images' and see if the pictures look like your gooseberries. 

If so, the information is here http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=739 

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