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Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:49

Here in the UK the summer finished yesterday and autumn has begun - at the moment daytime temperatures are in the mid teens or low twenties celsius if we are lucky, and at night here in East Anglia it's around 10 or 12 C

We've had a lot of heavy rain in this region over the past few days and it's not been possible to do much gardening other than deadheading and picking some fruit and vegetables.

At the moment I have autumn raspberries and grapes fruiting and we have tomatoes, runner beans and courgettes for vegetables.  The broccoli has been planted out and it will spend the winter growing very slowly, then in the spring we should get lovely purple shoots to cook for our supper. 

I'm sorry, I don't grow the vegetables you mention.

Beginner and new to forum

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:44

Disha, you may find this blog helpful

Beginner and new to forum

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:33

I think that your summers and our summers may be very different ... can you tell us a bit more about the weather conditions where you are?


Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:31

Good morning Pat   Glad you're on the mend   But don't overdo it!



Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:29

And do something about the rats!

Talkback: How to ripen late tomatoes

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:28

Part of the process of photosynthesis is that it fixes CO2 into sugars - isn't that what we want when ripening tomatoes?

Is My Loggery Killing My Plants?

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:20

Yes Pansy - that was my thought.


Posted: 01/09/2015 at 08:00

Verdun - if you could just keep it like that for the next three weeks???  Pretty please

Hope Spike's none the worse for his ducking yesterday?

Beginner and new to forum

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 07:58

Hi Disha and welcome!

Are you posting from a laptop, pc, tablet or iphone?  You can't post pictures on here from an iphone, but you could upload them to a photo-hosting service and then post the link


Posted: 01/09/2015 at 07:15

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