Latest posts by Welshonion


Posted: 14/08/2017 at 00:19

I water as necessary and feed once a week.

Apple tree

Posted: 13/08/2017 at 14:43

More than 1 apple is better.  Plus a shoot with leaves.


Posted: 10/08/2017 at 14:07

NO, NO, NO.  The so-called seed head is the male part of the sweelcorn.  Remove it and you won't get any sweetcorn.


Posted: 07/08/2017 at 16:09

Any tomato plants exposed to the elements will get blight at this time of year. Ditto potatoes if blight is about.

Green cherry tomato

Posted: 07/08/2017 at 16:06

I always take off the flowers on or about the 1st August and the fruit that won't make it on September 1st.

I think green tomato chutney is the food of the Devil so I don't encourage it.

Green tomatoes

Posted: 07/08/2017 at 16:00

When they come away easily at the first joint behind the fruit.  Sounds silly, but they will just look ready!

As you have a good number, trial and error is a good method.  Pick one and try it.

I cant find the Celina potato in the U.S

Posted: 07/08/2017 at 15:56

Red refers to the skin colour, not the flesh. 

Weed Identification

Posted: 07/08/2017 at 15:53


First ever crop of spuds

Posted: 06/08/2017 at 16:55

Got my tomatoes ripening now by cutting some

of the foliage back.

Tomatoes ripen whether you remove the foliage or not. But there is no reason to keep non-productive foliage on the plant.

Variety identification

Posted: 05/08/2017 at 14:57

In, probably, October take three apples and a small branch with leaves to an Apple Day.  They are held all over the country.  There will be someone there who will identify your apple.

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