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Ripening Tomatoes

Posted: 18/10/2013 at 15:11

Thanks folks. I've tried the sunny windowsill and the green banana and they work moderately well. I still can't find an explanation for the "yellow" tinge !

Ripening Tomatoes

Posted: 18/10/2013 at 09:32

I've had a bumper greenhouse tomato crop but most stubbornly refuse to ripen. Varieties are Coeue du Boeuf, Manacor and one yellow variety - Sunrise I think . Many of them turn pink with a yellowish hue around the top. Is it possible that the yellow variety has cross pollinated ? Cut them open and they are deliciously red and tasty and quite edible. Some remain stubbornly green and are unlikely to improve now that autumn is with us. Comments and suggestions would be welcome. A friend of mine has a similar problem of non ripening and we both live in the southwest where we have enjoyed a sunny summer.

Signs of Spring!!!

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 17:16

Everything's upside down. Our dahlias did'nt start to flower until October ? Overall tomatoes (greenhouse) were hopeless, as were beetroot and I had to sow  French beans several times to get enough germinated - mind you they eventually cropped well. Raspberries were disappointing but apples were best ever.

Zinnia

Posted: 22/03/2012 at 15:50

I love Zinnias with their fabulous colours. I save seed from them every year but seldom get a good germination rate. I use normal potting/seedling compost and start them off in a warm place. Results are patchy to say the least. What am I doing wrong ?

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Ripening Tomatoes

Still Green ? 
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Zinnia

Propogation 
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