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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.

 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?

Sad rhubarb

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 23:00

What a great inherritance, an allotment with rhubarb. Have all the leaves died back or just a few? any chance of a picture.

My first year in the vegetable garden

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 21:39

Looking very good Bluebaron, my plot would not be as tidy as that.

World Naked Gardening Day

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 22:09

Ryan Lloyd you should honour the great Homer when you use one of his quotes. Simpson that is.

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