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Potato flowers

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 21:31

Sharpes Express Forester2. Only have 20 stalks so must spear them.

strawberry questions!

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 14:49

We don't get much sun down here in Tipperary and I leave the strawberries to themselves but a little trimming won't do any harm. What variety? And if you are from Wexford you should have lots of sun.

Potato flowers

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 14:46

Back to the real issue on this thread. Flowers or the lack of them don't seem to make much of a difference.

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 Set to chitt on 10/2/14.

Sowed on 12/3/14.

Picked at 10am to-day and consumed by 1.30pm.

No flowers. Loads of taste.

Less of the bickering please and more co-operation.

Happy gardening.

Potato flowers

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 23:05

No flowers on my Sharpes Express or Homeguard, Flowers appearing on British queens. Bit of a lottery.

how to grow swede

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 22:33

I have never sown Swedes in pots. Sow them directlyand thinly, thin out to between 5 and 9 inches apart depending on size required. One of the easiest veg plants to grow and no rush the can be sown in June.

Potato help

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 22:57

Well done Dan just get them in the ground  asap amd they will be fine.

Fruitcake pick them when the flowers die back. Start with the earlies if you have any'

Potato help

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 22:08

Dan C if yiu can get some unwashed spuds in any shop they will do if you can't get seed spuds.

Orchid you can hrvest after they flower.

Sad rhubarb

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 22:39

It amazes me how small and miserable the crowns for sale in gardencenters are.

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 That's the size they should be, with enough stored energy to produce a good crop of healthy leaves in year one and a good crop for picking in year two.

Sad rhubarb

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 22:53

April seems a bit late to sow rhubarb. I picked some in early April.

Sad rhubarb

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 22:25

Just posting to keep this near the top. Still need more info to make a  guess at what is wrong. Did you pick much?

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