Latest posts by Welshonion

Best tasting tomatoes grown in hydro pots

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 18:32

Candy Crush is recommended for blight-resistance and good flavour.

Which type of Apple?

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 00:22

Take three apples and a shoot to an Apple Day (held all over the country) if you aren't near Wisley.

When To Pick Corn?

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 00:19

I always cook mine in the microwave.  Peel back the leaves, remove the silk and some of the leaves. Re-wrap. You can cook several at a time  Very quick and doesn't involve pans of boiling water.

Standard Blueberry bush / tree

Posted: 14/08/2017 at 18:24

I'd stick with the bush shape. I assume the Gardeners World/Monty Don's budget is huge!

Something Damaging my Tomatoes

Posted: 14/08/2017 at 18:19



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.

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