Peter Hewitt


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Sweet Peppers

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 11:56

Thanks Italophile the temps in the daytime kept around 80 degrees f at night it will drop to around 50 degrees f the beef stake toms are ripening well next to them.

Regards Peter

Sweet Peppers

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 22:05

Thanks flowering rose I saved my own seed from some bell and the long peppers they are getting rather long and the bell peppers  are big but no sign of ripening.

Peter Hewitt

Sweet Peppers

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 20:48

When is the best time to stop sweet peppers producing could I pinch the tops out,and can remove some of the leaves to encourage ripening some ideas would be helpful, they are all in a cool greenhouse.

Thanks Peter

 

Peppers

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 20:24

Thanks Bob I have grown these long peppers from  seed I have saved from the peppers I have bought from the veg market here in Lincoln they have grown very well with plenty of flowers on them and  the peppers are forming very well now, so I am keeping my fingers  crossed.

Pete

Peppers

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 18:04

What causing holes in my sweet peppers there isn't any signs of bugs or grubs they are about the size of a small nail head in diameter.

Pete   

Wild flowers

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:50

Well done Catbee2 keep it up we have plenty of insects but could do with more the seemed to like Phacelia  and cornflowers. 

Wild flowers

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 10:52

Plenty of hover flies. a few bees and butterflies the bees and hover flies like the poppies we have got The hpericum bushes are getting over the best now but the hover flies and bees are still on them.

Wild flowers

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 13:53

If you want to have plenty of bees hover flies have  Hypericum bushes mine are buzzing with red tail, white tail bees and all different kinds of hover flies.

Wild flowers

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 17:53

Yes I have seen less bees also I have never seen less ladybirds as I have this year, I have plenty of hover flies though.

Peter

Talkback: How to take verbena cuttings

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 11:36
My Verbena bonariensis comes up every year I have taken cuttings and they have taken alright and come through the winter they are very hardy. kind regards Peter

Discussions started by Peter Hewitt

Gooseberry Sawfly.

 
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Cambria Orchids

Potting On. 
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Growing Blueberries In Car Tyres.

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Alstroemeria

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes Dropping off before ripening. 
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Privet Hedge Trimmings

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Raspberries

Summer fruiting raspberry Leaves Turning Yellow 
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Last Post: 18/06/2015 at 22:06

Potatos

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Talkback: Five steps to winter compost

How can I stop worms escaping from my enclosed compost bins at this time of year I am mixing it with greens and browns. Peter Hewitt 
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Sweet Peppers

Stopping Ripening 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 20:14

Peppers

Holes in sweel peppers 
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Strawberries

Thin Worms in ripe Strawberries 
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Vinegar for treating blackspot on roses.

Blackspot 
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Multipurpose peat free compost

Green algae.  
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Crocosmia

Not Flowering 
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