scroggin


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Veg for next month and tomatoes.

Posted: 16/07/2017 at 13:55

Emmalou, you could try Pak choi, Chinese cabbage. For future reference, don't remove healthy leaves from tomatoes, the fruit doesn't need sunlight to ripen, but the plant does need it's leaves for energy.

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 19:42

That's great GWRS😊. 

Lemon cucumber plants

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 19:16

In that case Jason it might be a good idea to try hand pollinating. 

Lemon cucumber plants

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 19:02

Are you growing them indoors or outside. I've grown them before outside and they pollinated ok. Taste was good but found the plants a bit susceptible to mildew. 

Jam jar flowers

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 18:15

That's a lovely 'clean' white Sweet Pea Fairygirl. Do you mind me asking its name?

Jam jar flowers

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 13:32

 Sorry Hogweed it's not a jam jar but Sweet Peas are still going strong.

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 08:04

Good luck tomorrow Zoomer

Cauliflowers!

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 07:31

If it's any solace you've picked the hardest brassica to grow, they demand much more attention than any others.

Cauliflowers!

Posted: 15/07/2017 at 07:24

Other than encouraging birds to do the job for you it's down to you to hand pick them off unfortunately. I grow all brassicas under netting otherwise they'd be massacred by cabbage whites. If your caulis aren't growing anymore I would pick one and try it, once they stop growing the next stage is going to flower!

Cauliflowers!

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 19:42

Cauliflowers need lots of water and food, what size are the cauliflowers heads?

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