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GETTING TO KNOW MY ONIONS

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:18
If I were you I would have another go either this Autumn or next Spring with new sets. They do not need to be netted. Start them off in modules so that they have little green shoots when you plant them then the birds won't pull them up thinking they are good to eat. Mice can dig and don't usually touch onions anyway.

You can pickle the onions that are big enough. If you try to plant the little bulbs this Autumn or next Spring they will go straight to flower and will be useless.

decorative slate chippings

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:11
A wheelbarrow or sack barrow or trolley is your friend.

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 16:37
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Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:30
Agreed, but they don't look like that do they?

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:12
I think you can be sure it is blight. Blossom end rot doesn't look like that at all.

It's a shame because you have a good crop there.

Pick tomatoes in good condition and put them with a banana to ripen. Bananas give off ethylene which will ripen them.

Corn on the cob

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 12:24
Maz, if you wait until the leaves of the plant turn yellow, you will be very disappointed with the flavour and eating quality of the sweetcorn. Just pull back the husk at the top to look at the kernels. It will be obvious when they are ready, they will be a lovely yellow, and full of milky liquid.

My OH and I had some for lunch yesterday, cooked in the microwave for 5 minutes for three large cobs.

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Posted: 11/09/2014 at 10:07
Might, just might be a good idea to buy it from a different supplier, not Parkers.

Damson/plum and apple tree advice

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 10:04
Pies, crumbles, vodka, eating raw. Lovely!

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 09:48
I see no reason not to salvage any good bits of the tomatoes. Humans can't catch or be harmed by blight. Trouble is it often destroys the tomatoes before they are ripe, as in the photos.

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 00:34
Sounds like blight. Sorry.

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