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Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:14

Hi, I've a few questions about the tomato plants I'm growing for the first time!

 - What seems to be eating some of the plants (please see picture attached) and what can I do about it?

- My 8-10" young plants are starting to grow many side shoots. Should these be removed? (the varieties I'm growing are tumbling Tom and SunGold)

- I notice some of these plants are already starting to flower? Is it too early and should I be removing these?

Thank you all in advance!

Blueberry plant from Sainsburys

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 12:38

Last year, I bought a blueberry plant from my local Sainsburys. It didn't say which variety it is on the tag but I'm now curious. Anyone else bought them from Sainsburys and know the variety? It has flowered profusely this year and seems like I'm going to get many fruits 

bulb planting advice

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 10:58

Hi, I too have planted tuberose bulbs for the first time. Planted them a month ago and they have been in my growhouse all this time. However, no sign of any life yet so tempted to dig and see if there're roots growing! Yes, I think I'll bring the pot in and keep it on my windowsill. 


Posted: 22/04/2015 at 17:25

Thanks everyone for your replies. 


Posted: 21/04/2015 at 16:42

Hi. Is it okay to put mushrooms in the compost bin? And what about leftover rice and used tea leaves?




Tulip trouble

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 19:26

Yes, they do have drainage but I may have over-watered them when there was no real need. My over-enthusiasm to get lots of color in the garden has meant itchy fingers and the need to just DO something every day. Perhaps I should've let them be...

Tulip trouble

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 15:16

Hmm, they might be, just not sure...ermm, I bought and planted quite a few varieties last year but didn't note down what they were. 

Tulip trouble

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 14:57

Edd, yes, they are new bulbs, planted last October. It's just strange as the other lot that I planted in another planter, have not bloomed at all. And these plants are barely 4-6 inches tall with blooms.

Tulip trouble

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 14:44

Hi, I just saw that my tulips are already starting to flower even though they haven't grown to a 'full' plant size yet What could be wrong or is this normal?


Mouldy compost

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 10:08

Thank you! That's a relief

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Discussions started by MMflower


Some questions/issues 
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Last Post: 18/05/2015 at 07:28

Blueberry plant from Sainsburys

which variety 
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Last Post: 17/05/2015 at 20:26


Putting mushrooms in compost 
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Last Post: 30/04/2015 at 15:11

Tulip trouble

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Last Post: 28/03/2015 at 19:10

Mouldy compost

Is mouldy compost okay to use for planting? 
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Last Post: 08/03/2015 at 10:08

Walnuts - when to pick

Is it time to pick walnuts? 
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Last Post: 09/08/2014 at 15:20

Too late for tomatoes

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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 17:52

My own garden

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