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Runner beans

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 17:32
Are you sure you are picking them when they are young? Do not on any account leave them until they are as big as the ones in the shops/supermarket. They are far too old.

Any that have been left for two weeks should be consigned to the compost heap. They will definitely be stringy.

I never water mine.

Ripening tomatoes and chillies

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 21:23
It's only mid August, plenty of time for them to ripen on the plants. Only pick them when you are certain sure they won't ripen on the plants. Mid-September perhaps.

Compost/Manure

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 01:32
I would put it in the compost heap so the weather can get at it. If it is very dry it may not have rotted sufficiently and it will burn any plants which come into contact with it.

lawns

Posted: 10/08/2014 at 21:56
Do read the posts above. There is no need to buy any seeds unless you have removed the top layer of soil and you have areas of bare earth.

tomato plants in containers all going pale

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 00:04
Most fruiting plants fruit well if they think they are going to (not to put it delicately) die.

If they are over-fed they produce lots and lots of leaves but few fruit. The trick is to find the happy medium.

Saying that, your plants do sound hungry!

Would members be interested?

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 23:55
pansyface, are you really suggesting anybody should or might decant weedkiller into any container but the original one?

The first rule of safe handling of such products is NEVER decant into any container that might be mistaken for a bottle of drink by a child.

Flowers

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:21
Are these special late planting Dahlias? Most Dahlias are planted in Spring; months ago.

Reliable website for ordering bulbs

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:13
Peter Nyssen for me. Always reliable.

When to lift and how to store garlic and shallots

Posted: 25/07/2014 at 12:28
Store in a cool dry frost-free place. Garlic and onions are ready to store when the foliage is rustle-y dry. You can eat both garlic and shallots straight from the garden without drying.

Poorly Toms

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 23:29
Sounds like blight.

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