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  2. ARMANDII
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    2017 GROWING THREAD

    Bought my autumn pkanting onion sets yesterday to plant any day now.
    Bought my autumn pkanting onion sets yesterday to plant any day now.
    Bought my autumn pkanting onion sets yesterday to plant any day now.
    Bought my autumn pkanting onion sets yesterday to plant any day now.
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  3. JWK
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    Like x 5

    Tomato Grafting

    Four days ago: Tumbling Toms naturally dying down.You can just about make out the vertical graft union of the grafted Tumbling Tom/Indigo Rose plant.Overall, the yield of the Tumbling Toms...
    Four days ago: Tumbling Toms naturally dying down.You can just about make out the vertical graft union of the grafted Tumbling Tom/Indigo Rose plant.Overall, the yield of the Tumbling Toms was about the same as last year's non grafted Tumbling Toms - I personally took home about 4.5kg and...
    Four days ago: Tumbling Toms naturally dying down.You can just about make out the vertical graft union of the grafted Tumbling Tom/Indigo Rose plant.Overall, the yield of the Tumbling Toms was about the same as last year's non grafted...
    Four days ago: Tumbling Toms naturally dying down.You can just about make out the vertical graft union of the grafted Tumbling Tom/Indigo Rose plant.Overall, the yield of the Tumbling Toms...
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  4. Steve R
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    Pumpkin growing challenge 2017

    Pumpkin made a couple of papersPictures of the Day: 16 September 2017
    Pumpkin made a couple of papersPictures of the Day: 16 September 2017
    Pumpkin made a couple of papersPictures of the Day: 16 September 2017
    Pumpkin made a couple of papersPictures of the Day: 16 September 2017
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  5. wiseowl
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    2017 Tomato Growing

    Blight's hit the greenhouse.Cut back everything to give whats left a chance, keepin me eye on the plums as they're second generation grown from blighted seed :fingers crossed:It's not got the ones on...
    Blight's hit the greenhouse.Cut back everything to give whats left a chance, keepin me eye on the plums as they're second generation grown from blighted seed :fingers crossed:It's not got the ones on the bench yet :fingers crossed:
    Blight's hit the greenhouse.Cut back everything to give whats left a chance, keepin me eye on the plums as they're second generation grown from blighted seed :fingers crossed:It's not got the ones on the bench yet :fingers crossed:
    Blight's hit the greenhouse.Cut back everything to give whats left a chance, keepin me eye on the plums as they're second generation grown from blighted seed :fingers crossed:It's not got the ones on...
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  6. ARMANDII
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    GIANT ONIONS - 2017

    Brilliant mate
    Brilliant mate
    Brilliant mate
    Brilliant mate
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  7. ARMANDII
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    THE 2017 CHILLI THREAD

    JIC there is a total newbie reading this thread, and not knowing how to dry their chillies...It works best with the thin-skinned cayenne types, rather than the thick fleshy jalapeño...
    JIC there is a total newbie reading this thread, and not knowing how to dry their chillies...It works best with the thin-skinned cayenne types, rather than the thick fleshy jalapeño types.-when you harvest your chillies, be they red or green, try to get about 1/2cm of stem with the...
    JIC there is a total newbie reading this thread, and not knowing how to dry their chillies...It works best with the thin-skinned cayenne types, rather than the thick fleshy jalapeño types.-when you harvest your chillies, be they red or green,...
    JIC there is a total newbie reading this thread, and not knowing how to dry their chillies...It works best with the thin-skinned cayenne types, rather than the thick fleshy jalapeño...
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  8. martin-f
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    Tallest sunflower and largest head challenge 2017

    Good one @Mark56 :blue thumb:May be a bit difficult to measure that monster.
    Good one @Mark56 :blue thumb:May be a bit difficult to measure that monster.
    Good one @Mark56 :blue thumb:May be a bit difficult to measure that monster.
    Good one @Mark56 :blue thumb:May be a bit difficult to measure that monster.
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  9. Scrungee
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    Tatties 2017

    B******s. Got blight on plot 2, Cara and Valor, apparently they have some resistance to blight.. they lied! Pretty much like Silu's - dead patches on leaves, those "fake tomatoes" gone brown and...
    B******s. Got blight on plot 2, Cara and Valor, apparently they have some resistance to blight.. they lied! Pretty much like Silu's - dead patches on leaves, those "fake tomatoes" gone brown and stems are looking straggly. Tops been pulled off, bagged up.. the few potatoes that did come up all...
    B******s. Got blight on plot 2, Cara and Valor, apparently they have some resistance to blight.. they lied! Pretty much like Silu's - dead patches on leaves, those "fake tomatoes" gone brown and stems are looking straggly. Tops been pulled off,...
    B******s. Got blight on plot 2, Cara and Valor, apparently they have some resistance to blight.. they lied! Pretty much like Silu's - dead patches on leaves, those "fake tomatoes" gone brown and...
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  10. ARMANDII
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    TOMATO SEED SWAP - 2017

    I'll give em a try, diolch yn fawr :)
    I'll give em a try, diolch yn fawr :)
    I'll give em a try, diolch yn fawr :)
    I'll give em a try, diolch yn fawr :)
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  11. Steve R
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    Blight Potatoes and Tomatoes.

    I know Steve I have a horrid feeling my spuds might be secumbing not sure but suddenly the leaves have gone a bit pale.. Watching closely.. I do thankfully subscribe to the Watch.. :scratch::sad:
    I know Steve I have a horrid feeling my spuds might be secumbing not sure but suddenly the leaves have gone a bit pale.. Watching closely.. I do thankfully subscribe to the Watch.. :scratch::sad:
    I know Steve I have a horrid feeling my spuds might be secumbing not sure but suddenly the leaves have gone a bit pale.. Watching closely.. I do thankfully subscribe to the Watch.. :scratch::sad:
    I know Steve I have a horrid feeling my spuds might be secumbing not sure but suddenly the leaves have gone a bit pale.. Watching closely.. I do thankfully subscribe to the Watch.. :scratch::sad:
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  12. Steve R
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    Informative x 4

    Giant Pumpkin Growing Guide

    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
    Might be best to post this on the 2016 Pumpkin Growing thread @Snowbaby
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  14. Snorky85
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    Tonight's dinner

    All I got is me van and me pill box :)
    All I got is me van and me pill box :)
    All I got is me van and me pill box :)
    All I got is me van and me pill box :)
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  15. JWK

    Tomato Taste Test 2017

    Cooked up a couple of Ox Hearts with onions an garlic today, lovely :spinning:
    Cooked up a couple of Ox Hearts with onions an garlic today, lovely :spinning:
    Cooked up a couple of Ox Hearts with onions an garlic today, lovely :spinning:
    Cooked up a couple of Ox Hearts with onions an garlic today, lovely :spinning:
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  16. karaman

    bay tree questions

    thanks for comprehensive reply, much appreciated. Location: southern shores of lake balaton, hungary. i didnt cover her last year, thats why she almost didnt make it. have fleece, will cover and...
    thanks for comprehensive reply, much appreciated. Location: southern shores of lake balaton, hungary. i didnt cover her last year, thats why she almost didnt make it. have fleece, will cover and shift to sunnier spot in spring. thanks again, karaman
    thanks for comprehensive reply, much appreciated. Location: southern shores of lake balaton, hungary. i didnt cover her last year, thats why she almost didnt make it. have fleece, will cover and shift to sunnier spot in spring. thanks again,...
    thanks for comprehensive reply, much appreciated. Location: southern shores of lake balaton, hungary. i didnt cover her last year, thats why she almost didnt make it. have fleece, will cover and...
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  17. misterQ

    The Spud In A Bucket Growing Competition 2017

    The cowculator stamps that out as 1.503kg.This is remarkable for a PPE result. I think you've elevated furtling to a new art form.
    The cowculator stamps that out as 1.503kg.This is remarkable for a PPE result. I think you've elevated furtling to a new art form.
    The cowculator stamps that out as 1.503kg.This is remarkable for a PPE result. I think you've elevated furtling to a new art form.
    The cowculator stamps that out as 1.503kg.This is remarkable for a PPE result. I think you've elevated furtling to a new art form.
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  18. Paul Blackburn

    Raspberry Problem

    I went to our local garden centre yesterday and took a few samples of my raspberry bushes and they said it was probably a fungus. and suggested I prune them right down now and clear all the dead...
    I went to our local garden centre yesterday and took a few samples of my raspberry bushes and they said it was probably a fungus. and suggested I prune them right down now and clear all the dead leaves and branches and put some manure around them and leave and hopefully that will work if not...
    I went to our local garden centre yesterday and took a few samples of my raspberry bushes and they said it was probably a fungus. and suggested I prune them right down now and clear all the dead leaves and branches and put some manure around them...
    I went to our local garden centre yesterday and took a few samples of my raspberry bushes and they said it was probably a fungus. and suggested I prune them right down now and clear all the dead...
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  19. Mike77

    Strawberries Still Setting Fruit

    Won't be able to get them under any glass this year, too many projects on the go. Mara des Bois are everbearing so I guess they just keep flowering until the weather goes bad. I notice my...
    Won't be able to get them under any glass this year, too many projects on the go. Mara des Bois are everbearing so I guess they just keep flowering until the weather goes bad. I notice my blackberries are still flowering as well
    Won't be able to get them under any glass this year, too many projects on the go. Mara des Bois are everbearing so I guess they just keep flowering until the weather goes bad. I notice my blackberries are still flowering as well
    Won't be able to get them under any glass this year, too many projects on the go. Mara des Bois are everbearing so I guess they just keep flowering until the weather goes bad. I notice my...
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  20. Jimb0b

    Rhubarb ID

    I'd hazzard a guess based on when it starts growing but that would only tell if it was an early or later variety :noidea:
    I'd hazzard a guess based on when it starts growing but that would only tell if it was an early or later variety :noidea:
    I'd hazzard a guess based on when it starts growing but that would only tell if it was an early or later variety :noidea:
    I'd hazzard a guess based on when it starts growing but that would only tell if it was an early or later variety :noidea:
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  21. Clare G
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    Hurrah - English apples are back!

    My James Grieve apples this morning
    My James Grieve apples this morning
    My James Grieve apples this morning
    My James Grieve apples this morning
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  22. Marley Farley
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    Passata Maker

    Well this has to be my gadget of 2017..!! :SUNsmile:For every 1lb of Cherry plum tomatoes I get a very ample double serving of passata just right for the two of us..? A little fresh pasta and a meal in...
    Well this has to be my gadget of 2017..!! :SUNsmile:For every 1lb of Cherry plum tomatoes I get a very ample double serving of passata just right for the two of us..? A little fresh pasta and a meal in minutes if you have fresh basil onions and pasta.!It cost all of £15.. Saves all the blanching...
    Well this has to be my gadget of 2017..!! :SUNsmile:For every 1lb of Cherry plum tomatoes I get a very ample double serving of passata just right for the two of us..? A little fresh pasta and a meal in minutes if you have fresh basil onions and...
    Well this has to be my gadget of 2017..!! :SUNsmile:For every 1lb of Cherry plum tomatoes I get a very ample double serving of passata just right for the two of us..? A little fresh pasta and a meal in...
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  23. ricky101

    Glen Ample Raspberry

    Received a quick reply from Ken Muir.We are not aware of any problems with our Glen Ample canes and have found it to be a very reliable variety. We cannot obviously comment on those canes...
    Received a quick reply from Ken Muir.We are not aware of any problems with our Glen Ample canes and have found it to be a very reliable variety. We cannot obviously comment on those canes purchased elsewhere. It is always important to plant raspberries in a fresh bed, away from where...
    Received a quick reply from Ken Muir.We are not aware of any problems with our Glen Ample canes and have found it to be a very reliable variety. We cannot obviously comment on those canes purchased elsewhere. It is always important to plant...
    Received a quick reply from Ken Muir.We are not aware of any problems with our Glen Ample canes and have found it to be a very reliable variety. We cannot obviously comment on those canes...
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  24. Zigs

    Question about Onions

    Love a Reindeer Moss Soup :thumbsup:
    Love a Reindeer Moss Soup :thumbsup:
    Love a Reindeer Moss Soup :thumbsup:
    Love a Reindeer Moss Soup :thumbsup:
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  25. TheMadHedger

    Broad Beans - sow in June?

    @Green Fingered Blogger I think it's down to the weather, I always suffer to some degree.
    @Green Fingered Blogger I think it's down to the weather, I always suffer to some degree.
    @Green Fingered Blogger I think it's down to the weather, I always suffer to some degree.
    @Green Fingered Blogger I think it's down to the weather, I always suffer to some degree.
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  26. Jimb0b

    Will it grow??

    Nice one JimbOb :)
    Nice one JimbOb :)
    Nice one JimbOb :)
    Nice one JimbOb :)
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  27. Fat Controller

    What to sow/grow now?

    You could put in some quick salad stuff now then come November you could plant Aquadulce Broad beans to overwinter to pick in the spring... :thumbsup:
    You could put in some quick salad stuff now then come November you could plant Aquadulce Broad beans to overwinter to pick in the spring... :thumbsup:
    You could put in some quick salad stuff now then come November you could plant Aquadulce Broad beans to overwinter to pick in the spring... :thumbsup:
    You could put in some quick salad stuff now then come November you could plant Aquadulce Broad beans to overwinter to pick in the spring... :thumbsup:
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  28. GYO newbie

    What have grown?

    It appears that the amount of rain we have had this season in upstate New York is going to affect my garden tomatoes with blight. Fortunately, the greenhouse tomatoes are going strong and will...
    It appears that the amount of rain we have had this season in upstate New York is going to affect my garden tomatoes with blight. Fortunately, the greenhouse tomatoes are going strong and will more than compensate for the loss due to blight. We actually prefer the taste of the greenhouse...
    It appears that the amount of rain we have had this season in upstate New York is going to affect my garden tomatoes with blight. Fortunately, the greenhouse tomatoes are going strong and will more than compensate for the loss due to blight. We...
    It appears that the amount of rain we have had this season in upstate New York is going to affect my garden tomatoes with blight. Fortunately, the greenhouse tomatoes are going strong and will...
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  29. Palustris

    Urgent RE damsons

    You'll have a no bananas tomorrow then :biggrin:Any of these will help :)
    You'll have a no bananas tomorrow then :biggrin:Any of these will help :)
    You'll have a no bananas tomorrow then :biggrin:Any of these will help :)
    You'll have a no bananas tomorrow then :biggrin:Any of these will help :)
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  30. GYO newbie

    Can I shell Mangetout?

    Thanks for the advise.
    Thanks for the advise.
    Thanks for the advise.
    Thanks for the advise.
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  31. Fat Controller

    Rhubarb

    Of course. One by a sorely missed artist, one of the greats.
    Of course. One by a sorely missed artist, one of the greats.
    Of course. One by a sorely missed artist, one of the greats.
    Of course. One by a sorely missed artist, one of the greats.
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  32. Denton Dave

    Dwarf Apple or Pear

    I planted an orchard for a friend a few years ago using Deacons. To add to the advice already given, pay heed to the rootstocks ....this is why I suggest a specialist supplier. No more expensive...
    I planted an orchard for a friend a few years ago using Deacons. To add to the advice already given, pay heed to the rootstocks ....this is why I suggest a specialist supplier. No more expensive but you can talk to them and get exactly what you want :)
    I planted an orchard for a friend a few years ago using Deacons. To add to the advice already given, pay heed to the rootstocks ....this is why I suggest a specialist supplier. No more expensive but you can talk to them and get exactly what you...
    I planted an orchard for a friend a few years ago using Deacons. To add to the advice already given, pay heed to the rootstocks ....this is why I suggest a specialist supplier. No more expensive...
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  33. Paul Blackburn

    Growing Asparagus

    Blimey four years until the first harvest:thud:When we were over the Lottie the other day I found what appears to be a couple of fronds of Asparagus sprouting from underneath a Mahonia shrub I put...
    Blimey four years until the first harvest:thud:When we were over the Lottie the other day I found what appears to be a couple of fronds of Asparagus sprouting from underneath a Mahonia shrub I put down the allotment years ago and have been waiting for some damp weather to dig up the fronds and try...
    Blimey four years until the first harvest:thud:When we were over the Lottie the other day I found what appears to be a couple of fronds of Asparagus sprouting from underneath a Mahonia shrub I put down the allotment years ago and have been waiting...
    Blimey four years until the first harvest:thud:When we were over the Lottie the other day I found what appears to be a couple of fronds of Asparagus sprouting from underneath a Mahonia shrub I put...
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