Latest posts by Huntertony

Blueberry bushes

Posted: 07/02/2013 at 11:21

 I got a pair of Blueberry bushes for my birthday end of last month (from Gluttenous Gardener) and they are currently dormant and in little Terrocotta Pots.

 I'm currently debating whether to repot them both into large pots, or to plant them into the ground? I can see a clear advantage in using large pots, as I can bring them near the house in the colder months, as well as experiment with locations for them, but wanted to hear all your thoughts on the matter.

Mystery Shrub/small tree

Posted: 03/02/2013 at 13:53
Hmmm, sounds a bit like our Oregon Grape bush (which I think is a Japonica).

Tasty and unusual fruit

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:55
lilylouise wrote (see)
I grow a chilli similar to your Huntertony- it is called Friars Hat
Pam LL x

That is an awesome name! Might have to keep an eye out for some seeds for that one next year.

Tasty and unusual fruit

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 12:29

One of the chilli varieties I am growing this year is an "Uba Tuba" chilli, which looks like this...

 "The flesh of each pod is thin athough crisp to taste and they mature from green to red approximately 90-100 days after seedlings have emerged. The body of the pods have some detectable heat, but the wings are sweet and mild." -

Guess the little tree

Posted: 24/01/2013 at 16:14

That does look very similar. Here are some more piccies to assist





What doe Hybrid F1 mean on a seed packet

Posted: 24/01/2013 at 13:41

F1 Hybrids can be good for beginners growing Tomato or Chilli seeds. The only down-side is not being able to re-use the seeds the fruit produces.


A to Z of gardening

Posted: 24/01/2013 at 10:39

Will have to check out those video's on You Tube. If you have Virgin Media with a Tivvo box, you could bring the YouTube vid's up through that

Guess the little tree

Posted: 24/01/2013 at 08:59

The leaves do look like it could be a Japonica Quince.. I'll try take some more piccies today or tomorrow of the branches. Don't think there are any thorns or anything on them though (if that helps!).

Guess the little tree

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 15:00
That's one of the things that suprised me, was that it was so healthy looking when we unvailed it from the many tree's and bushes around it!

Keep the suggestions coming and I'll Google image the answers to try and shed some light on what it is!

What veggies are you planning on growing 2013?

Posted: 22/01/2013 at 20:20

I'm going to concentrate on trying to grow 7 different varieties of Chilli ! Just waiting for this cold front to pass before sowing the seeds in my lovely new heated propogator!

Discussions started by Huntertony

Another Mystery Plant thread

What could it be? 
Replies: 5    Views: 1362
Last Post: 04/06/2013 at 19:08

Hardy Tropical or Mediterranean Plants

Anyone know the best ones for UK climate? 
Replies: 15    Views: 6740
Last Post: 30/05/2013 at 08:03

Pieris Japonica

Strange dots and leaves shedding 
Replies: 2    Views: 2148
Last Post: 17/05/2013 at 08:50

Phoenix Canariensis help

Not a happy Palm tree 
Replies: 9    Views: 3726
Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 00:47

Help with sunburnt chilli plants

Left outside in mini-greenhouse for 4 hours 
Replies: 0    Views: 19846
Last Post: 23/04/2013 at 14:05

Another "Guess the plant" Thread

Can anyone shed some light on this plant? 
Replies: 26    Views: 3788
Last Post: 05/04/2013 at 09:01

Dry tips on house plants

Replies: 3    Views: 1270
Last Post: 02/04/2013 at 20:24

Where is everybody from...

Replies: 82    Views: 6671
Last Post: 23/03/2013 at 12:55

Drosera Capensis

Which would you choose and why? 
Replies: 4    Views: 2089
Last Post: 25/02/2013 at 10:16

Tiny black flies

Little tiny black flies that seem to love soil 
Replies: 10    Views: 16778
Last Post: 16/02/2013 at 10:53

Blueberry bushes

Pot or plant? 
Replies: 8    Views: 1630
Last Post: 07/02/2013 at 18:37

Guess the little tree

What could it be, this little tree? 
Replies: 17    Views: 1678
Last Post: 24/01/2013 at 16:14

Gardeners World Chilli Trial

In 2006 Gardeners World did a Chilli Trial 
Replies: 4    Views: 2213
Last Post: 28/06/2013 at 14:22

Courgette Help

Courgette Help please! 
Replies: 32    Views: 5491
Last Post: 14/08/2015 at 07:51

Do I harvest my Potatoes soon?

Do I harvest my Potatoes soon? 
Replies: 2    Views: 1957
Last Post: 28/06/2012 at 19:38
1 to 15 of 18 threads