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Rhubarb

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 22:24

I agree with  Fleurisa the pots above are too small for a harvestable crop. A tub big enough to hold a borrowfull of farm yard manure would be needed me thinks.

Rhubarb

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 22:48

COGIE rhubarb will grow in pots of compost but require a lot of care an watering.

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 These three were too small to sow out last winter and were kept in pots to go out this winter. Don't know if it would be practical to keep them longterm in pots. But if you have no space then have a go.

Raspberry Plants

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 21:47

Raspberries fruit on second year wood, make sure you are not cutting down this years growth.

Potato problem

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 22:37

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 Are your spuds like this. Scab caused by too high Ph .

Flowering Rhubarb

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 23:10

When were they last lifted and separated? That might cure the problem for next season.

Potato flowers

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 20:39

Looks like you found out when to dig. Enjoy, nothing like the taste of homegrown!

Rhubarb pests

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 20:35

Doesn't look like what I'd call leaf beetle damage.

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 This is what i had at home in May on new shoots after i had harvested the early growth. The new shoots all came up with this damage.

Potato flowers

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 23:01

For earlies 90 days from planting to lifting. Second earlies 100 days and maincrop about 110 to 120 days.

Rhubarb pests

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 21:44

Most likely it is the green leaf beetle. Don't know of an organic cure, Used Provado bug spray but didn't harvest any rhubarb since.

i'm new here...

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 21:36

Failte to you both.

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