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are fine Did they flower but not set fruit or just not flower? They never flowered. Big and heathy but barren! In my experience if a plant that should flower but doesn't. and has nice healthy leaves it is a sign of a too high nitrogen feed -have you fed
://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=90 The other thing is to make sure you feed it with a feed suitable for fruit trees. General feeds will have too much Nitrogen and promote leafy growth at the expense of fruiting wood.
, whilst it is doing so it takes the nitrogen out o the soil. Thank you. Will it be ok in amongst my bedding plants, or should i just put it in the garden waste? It is used as a weed suppressant but the birds will flick it everywhere- am not that keen
without fruiting. Tomato plants can keep on growing and growing. Exactly. Nitrogen-rich fertiliser, in particular, will give you tons of leaves and not much else. Stop feeding altogether and see what happens. In the past, I've definitely found
Potassium based feed, a feed with too much Nitrogen will produce lots of leaves but will not encourage flowering. Hope this helps, the flowers are so beautiful.
Any opinions on growing best onions next year. Is if better to grow from seed or sets? Used to sow seed Xmas time but sets save a lot of time however undecided this year. Facourite varieties? And feeding? High nitrogen early ? It would
the same as potato fertilizer (which is usually much cheaper!) In general you should look for ones with high K (Potash) with N (Nitrogen) and P (Phosphorous) being lower and about the same as each other, in the NPK ratio on the box. Something with N-P-K of
that the feed may not be the right balance ie too much nitrogen etc. What do you think? http://www.djturfcare.co.uk/products/MO-Bacter-Organic-Lawn-Fertiliser.htm Another result of the excessive rain. As long as you've got it well drained it will probably
out but no luck so far . Odd-try giving it a good high nitrogen feed soon -growmore will do- or something similar- to give it a boost I planted a whole row of these last winter, they have done nothing, if they don't pick up this year I am having them
There are a few new veg growers me included out there, so I thought I would start a thread to gather some tips on how people save money in their garden/allotment. I have started a nitrogen feed with nettles pulled from my allotment. Spoke nice to a