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Yellow tomato and pepper leaves

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 12:56

There is no soil under the gravel. The ring culture of growing tomatoes is well documented. The idea is the roots can go down into the trough, which has water in it. You feed the plants through the soil in the plant pot . I have used this method for over 30years with great success, the gravel is taken out of the polythene lined trench and cleaned every winter.

The reason I am asking is because I have never had the leaves go yellow and mottled within 6weeks of planting them out, they have 2sets of trusses on.

Yellow tomato and pepper leaves

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 08:54

They are grown in open ended pots so that the roots go down into the gravel bed below, have used this system for 30years and it's great!

Yellow tomato and pepper leaves

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 08:32

And don't ask me why the picture came out upside down!!!!!!

Yellow tomato and pepper leaves

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 08:31

The lower leaves on my tomato plants are yellow, as they would at the end of the season. Only started feeding them last week, the variety is gardeners delight, three other plants of a different variety are not showing any sign of yellowing. Any idea please?

please?

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25400.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

help: bindweed is coming over from neighbour!

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 21:47

Click on the actual picture, you can see close up it is actually bindweed Kleeblatt is talking about, on the trellis, it's poking through! 

Personally I think ivy is a great asset. Bees love it, birds nest in it, however you can keep the bindweed!

Cosmos seeds.

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 07:39
I got two packets - must have got yours!

What are you still eating?

Posted: 08/02/2013 at 12:25
No, that doesn't count- would put a smilie on there, but this is my first post and I don't know how that works yet!
The reason I asked what we are eating fresh now, I wondered if the poor growing season last year has had much of an effect .
I still have Brussels, leeks and spinach i can eat now and broccoli to come.
What we have in our storage bins and freezers doesn't count either!

What are you still eating?

Posted: 08/02/2013 at 08:02
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What are you still eating?

What is left in your garden this winter to tide you through 
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