Mrs Lilly Pond

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Tomatoe plants with no flowers !

Posted: 15/07/2012 at 16:44

Loz of course you are welcome in the corner with myself and Insomnia hee hee.  Next year we shall all be top of the tomato growing class with Bob the gardeners help. Thanks Bob and everyone else who has given us such useful tips, like Bob said this site is great for sharing experiences.





Tomatoe plants with no flowers !

Posted: 13/07/2012 at 18:16

Yes, see you there Insomnia, I'll bring the biscuits !

no apples!

Posted: 11/07/2012 at 18:08

I'm in Shropshire, I have two apples and one pear.......however, I have more strawberries than I can eat !

Tomatoe plants with no flowers !

Posted: 10/07/2012 at 21:05

I put mine in grow bags ages ago, no wonder they are all leaf and no flower! 'Tough Love' from now on .....

Tomatoe plants with no flowers !

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 21:52

Thanks BobTheGardener, perhaps I was a little eager this time round to get them on their merry way ! I will definitely try your suggestions next year.

Tomatoe plants with no flowers !

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 08:50

Ahhhhhh yes, I'm not always patient.......I'm new to tomatoe growing so wasn't sure what they were supposed to be doing and when.  They are in the greenhouse so I will just watch and wait and wait and wait.........Keep me posted Insomnia 1973  Thanks all for your tips and comments, much appreciated.

Tomatoe plants with no flowers !

Posted: 08/07/2012 at 20:12

Some of my tomatoe plants are all leaf and no flowers, is it too late now, are they unlikely to have flowers and should I just throw them on the compost heap?


Posted: 04/07/2012 at 20:49

I took some cuttings about a week ago using the above methods and so far they are still alive...... although I didn't use rooting powder, didn't put a plastic bag over but did put them in the greenhouse.   I think I might try popping some cuttings in water too as that sounds a good idea to try (thank you Gardening Grandma)   Good luck 4711 with your cuttings.

Pruning Dogwood

Posted: 27/06/2012 at 08:33

Thank you Emma, mine does have lovely coloured stems so I will wait and prune at the appropriate time.

Pruning Dogwood

Posted: 26/06/2012 at 16:40

Thank you Kate, Spring passed me by.........I may just do as you have suggested and give it a little trim then wait until next spring

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