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  2. ARMANDII
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    THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018

    Yup that’s pretty much how my crimson cherry is looking against my own Crimson Crush babies! The reason I got the grafted crimson cherry was because that was the only option available! I’m...
    Yup that’s pretty much how my crimson cherry is looking against my own Crimson Crush babies! The reason I got the grafted crimson cherry was because that was the only option available! I’m guessing they need to be grafted for various reasons?
    Yup that’s pretty much how my crimson cherry is looking against my own Crimson Crush babies! The reason I got the grafted crimson cherry was because that was the only option available! I’m guessing they need to be grafted for various reasons?
    Yup that’s pretty much how my crimson cherry is looking against my own Crimson Crush babies! The reason I got the grafted crimson cherry was because that was the only option available! I’m...
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  3. ARMANDII
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    THE CHILLIES THREAD 2018

    Mine are in conservatory until weather gets warmer never drops below 12 degrees even in January last few weeks never below 16 deg I will not put in greenhouse until I can maintain at least 10 deg...
    Mine are in conservatory until weather gets warmer never drops below 12 degrees even in January last few weeks never below 16 deg I will not put in greenhouse until I can maintain at least 10 deg Regds Sandy
    Mine are in conservatory until weather gets warmer never drops below 12 degrees even in January last few weeks never below 16 deg I will not put in greenhouse until I can maintain at least 10 deg Regds Sandy
    Mine are in conservatory until weather gets warmer never drops below 12 degrees even in January last few weeks never below 16 deg I will not put in greenhouse until I can maintain at least 10 deg...
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  4. JWK
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    Tomato Grafting

    No out in the greenhouse border, probably covered with a fleece.
    No out in the greenhouse border, probably covered with a fleece.
    No out in the greenhouse border, probably covered with a fleece.
    No out in the greenhouse border, probably covered with a fleece.
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  5. ARMANDII
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    TALLEST SUNFLOWER AND LARGEST SUNFLOWER HEAD 2018

    I meant to post an image, but my phone was inside charging. I use this method with (giant)Sunflowers, (long) Runner Beans, (tall) Sweetcorn and some Squashes when I want to start them early in a...
    I meant to post an image, but my phone was inside charging. I use this method with (giant)Sunflowers, (long) Runner Beans, (tall) Sweetcorn and some Squashes when I want to start them early in a propagator, then either plant out in open ground, or pot on (into deep 'rose' pot) without any root...
    I meant to post an image, but my phone was inside charging. I use this method with (giant)Sunflowers, (long) Runner Beans, (tall) Sweetcorn and some Squashes when I want to start them early in a propagator, then either plant out in open ground,...
    I meant to post an image, but my phone was inside charging. I use this method with (giant)Sunflowers, (long) Runner Beans, (tall) Sweetcorn and some Squashes when I want to start them early in a...
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  6. ARMANDII
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    THE VEGETABLE GROWING THREAD 2018

    I've finished planting the parsnip seedlings, I always put them under the milk containers to get them used to being outside.
    I've finished planting the parsnip seedlings, I always put them under the milk containers to get them used to being outside.
    I've finished planting the parsnip seedlings, I always put them under the milk containers to get them used to being outside.
    I've finished planting the parsnip seedlings, I always put them under the milk containers to get them used to being outside.
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  7. misterQ
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    The Spud In A Bucket Growing Competition 2018

    Similarly, rice krispies in milk.Have your carrots snap, crackle and popped yet?
    Similarly, rice krispies in milk.Have your carrots snap, crackle and popped yet?
    Similarly, rice krispies in milk.Have your carrots snap, crackle and popped yet?
    Similarly, rice krispies in milk.Have your carrots snap, crackle and popped yet?
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  8. ARMANDII
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    THE TATTIES THREAD 2018

    They say that animal owners resemble their pets so the same must go for vegetable growers?
    They say that animal owners resemble their pets so the same must go for vegetable growers?
    They say that animal owners resemble their pets so the same must go for vegetable growers?
    They say that animal owners resemble their pets so the same must go for vegetable growers?
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  9. Zigs
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    Giant Onions 2018

    Just planted mine out :)
    Just planted mine out :)
    Just planted mine out :)
    Just planted mine out :)
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  10. ARMANDII
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    THE TOMATO SEED SWAP THREAD 2018

    Can anybody recommend a good tasty heavy cropper?
    Can anybody recommend a good tasty heavy cropper?
    Can anybody recommend a good tasty heavy cropper?
    Can anybody recommend a good tasty heavy cropper?
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  11. ARMANDII
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    PUMPKIN GROWING THREAD 2018

    Thanks again Steve. I noticed the seeds edges are rather raised and hard so will do that and stay away from pointy endThat website is pretty interesting it's like an Ancestry for pumpkins!
    Thanks again Steve. I noticed the seeds edges are rather raised and hard so will do that and stay away from pointy endThat website is pretty interesting it's like an Ancestry for pumpkins!
    Thanks again Steve. I noticed the seeds edges are rather raised and hard so will do that and stay away from pointy endThat website is pretty interesting it's like an Ancestry for pumpkins!
    Thanks again Steve. I noticed the seeds edges are rather raised and hard so will do that and stay away from pointy endThat website is pretty interesting it's like an Ancestry for pumpkins!
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  12. Steve R
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    Sowing seeds too early.

    We do it every year don't we! Too eager to begin the process and end up with weak, leggy seedlings :blue thumb:
    We do it every year don't we! Too eager to begin the process and end up with weak, leggy seedlings :blue thumb:
    We do it every year don't we! Too eager to begin the process and end up with weak, leggy seedlings :blue thumb:
    We do it every year don't we! Too eager to begin the process and end up with weak, leggy seedlings :blue thumb:
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  13. Steve R
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    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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  15. Notty1975

    Morrison’s fruit trees any good?

    I have no problem with any of Morrisons plants. You just need to get them before they have managed to kill them;).
    I have no problem with any of Morrisons plants. You just need to get them before they have managed to kill them;).
    I have no problem with any of Morrisons plants. You just need to get them before they have managed to kill them;).
    I have no problem with any of Morrisons plants. You just need to get them before they have managed to kill them;).
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  16. WeeTam

    Any Asian Pear (Nashi) growers about?

    Might give that a go too ,cheers Pete. :blue thumb:
    Might give that a go too ,cheers Pete. :blue thumb:
    Might give that a go too ,cheers Pete. :blue thumb:
    Might give that a go too ,cheers Pete. :blue thumb:
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  17. Sian in Belgium
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    "No dig" raised beds? Monty, you're having a laugh!

    Well, I've just been handling the "raw" soil. I'd forgotten quite how bad it is! Depressing as the new soil is, it's still much improved!Taken a couple of videos (please excuse the...
    Well, I've just been handling the "raw" soil. I'd forgotten quite how bad it is! Depressing as the new soil is, it's still much improved!Taken a couple of videos (please excuse the breathing/wind sound effects!)Grrr! Can't upload them...( ..a little distracted, as whilst sitting here...
    Well, I've just been handling the "raw" soil. I'd forgotten quite how bad it is! Depressing as the new soil is, it's still much improved!Taken a couple of videos (please excuse the breathing/wind sound effects!)Grrr! Can't upload them...(...
    Well, I've just been handling the "raw" soil. I'd forgotten quite how bad it is! Depressing as the new soil is, it's still much improved!Taken a couple of videos (please excuse the...
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  18. Mike77

    Plum Tree and Bees

    Good idea regards the ribbons. Will try this on my Nashi and Victoris plum tree, cheers
    Good idea regards the ribbons. Will try this on my Nashi and Victoris plum tree, cheers
    Good idea regards the ribbons. Will try this on my Nashi and Victoris plum tree, cheers
    Good idea regards the ribbons. Will try this on my Nashi and Victoris plum tree, cheers
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  19. Notty1975

    Help mold on my onion sets

    They look to be growing really strongly, not sure why you are molly-codling them though. I planted sets out a few weeks ago before the cold spell with some shallots and they are peeping through...
    They look to be growing really strongly, not sure why you are molly-codling them though. I planted sets out a few weeks ago before the cold spell with some shallots and they are peeping through now (sturon and setton varieties). Some autumn planted ones are well away now with the warm spell we...
    They look to be growing really strongly, not sure why you are molly-codling them though. I planted sets out a few weeks ago before the cold spell with some shallots and they are peeping through now (sturon and setton varieties). Some autumn...
    They look to be growing really strongly, not sure why you are molly-codling them though. I planted sets out a few weeks ago before the cold spell with some shallots and they are peeping through...
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  20. Jimb0b

    Damson or plum

    I've damsons next to a plum. They are both flowering and I can't tell the difference just looking - but I know which is which, maybe someone locally knows what it is?
    I've damsons next to a plum. They are both flowering and I can't tell the difference just looking - but I know which is which, maybe someone locally knows what it is?
    I've damsons next to a plum. They are both flowering and I can't tell the difference just looking - but I know which is which, maybe someone locally knows what it is?
    I've damsons next to a plum. They are both flowering and I can't tell the difference just looking - but I know which is which, maybe someone locally knows what it is?
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  21. JWK
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    Gardener's Delight Tomato Seed Germination and Growing Thread

    That's great you are going to give old ones a try too Jack.Yes you have it right about keeping them pure as Scrungee explains here @Jack McHammocklashing
    That's great you are going to give old ones a try too Jack.Yes you have it right about keeping them pure as Scrungee explains here @Jack McHammocklashing
    That's great you are going to give old ones a try too Jack.Yes you have it right about keeping them pure as Scrungee explains here @Jack McHammocklashing
    That's great you are going to give old ones a try too Jack.Yes you have it right about keeping them pure as Scrungee explains here @Jack McHammocklashing
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  22. Matthew Bishop

    Growing mushrooms

    AI live 20 mins from the largest Mushroom growing area in the USA.
    AI live 20 mins from the largest Mushroom growing area in the USA.
    AI live 20 mins from the largest Mushroom growing area in the USA.
    AI live 20 mins from the largest Mushroom growing area in the USA.
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  23. Notty1975

    Help my cucumbers are flowering already

    You've been cheating:), no wonder your cucumbers look a damn sight better than mine. My poor wee souls have been having to cope with the spare room (unheated) which can get guy chilly!
    You've been cheating:), no wonder your cucumbers look a damn sight better than mine. My poor wee souls have been having to cope with the spare room (unheated) which can get guy chilly!
    You've been cheating:), no wonder your cucumbers look a damn sight better than mine. My poor wee souls have been having to cope with the spare room (unheated) which can get guy chilly!
    You've been cheating:), no wonder your cucumbers look a damn sight better than mine. My poor wee souls have been having to cope with the spare room (unheated) which can get guy chilly!
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  24. silu

    Cauliflower seed recommendations please

    I grow the variety 'All Year Round' - does OK down here silu.
    I grow the variety 'All Year Round' - does OK down here silu.
    I grow the variety 'All Year Round' - does OK down here silu.
    I grow the variety 'All Year Round' - does OK down here silu.
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  25. Zigs

    Which one of you lot...

    Well, more of @"M"s came up than my gloden ones :doh:
    Well, more of @"M"s came up than my gloden ones :doh:
    Well, more of @"M"s came up than my gloden ones :doh:
    Well, more of @"M"s came up than my gloden ones :doh:
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  26. ricky101

    Celeriac , worth growing in North of England ?

    Sow in a pot, transplant to modules then plant out later, I've tried direct sown and it does not work for me.Sorry for late reply, I have been away.Steve...:)
    Sow in a pot, transplant to modules then plant out later, I've tried direct sown and it does not work for me.Sorry for late reply, I have been away.Steve...:)
    Sow in a pot, transplant to modules then plant out later, I've tried direct sown and it does not work for me.Sorry for late reply, I have been away.Steve...:)
    Sow in a pot, transplant to modules then plant out later, I've tried direct sown and it does not work for me.Sorry for late reply, I have been away.Steve...:)
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  27. Notty1975

    French climbing bean failure

    I do my beans the same way as I do sweet peas.3/4 fill root trainer with compost, soak well then top off with dry compost, plant seed into dry compost then do not water until you have...
    I do my beans the same way as I do sweet peas.3/4 fill root trainer with compost, soak well then top off with dry compost, plant seed into dry compost then do not water until you have germination. Capillary action draws water into the dry compost to soak gently then germinate the seed. Cover...
    I do my beans the same way as I do sweet peas.3/4 fill root trainer with compost, soak well then top off with dry compost, plant seed into dry compost then do not water until you have germination. Capillary action draws water into the dry...
    I do my beans the same way as I do sweet peas.3/4 fill root trainer with compost, soak well then top off with dry compost, plant seed into dry compost then do not water until you have...
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  28. Paul Blackburn

    Do I prune Blueberries

    I would wait until fruiting is over....prob August time. Keep well watered but the weather will still be warm and the new root growth made then will help establish the plants for next spring:)
    I would wait until fruiting is over....prob August time. Keep well watered but the weather will still be warm and the new root growth made then will help establish the plants for next spring:)
    I would wait until fruiting is over....prob August time. Keep well watered but the weather will still be warm and the new root growth made then will help establish the plants for next spring:)
    I would wait until fruiting is over....prob August time. Keep well watered but the weather will still be warm and the new root growth made then will help establish the plants for next spring:)
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  29. kazzawazza

    Giant Strawberries

    @Logan I got the seed from Ebay so it may not even grow :heehee:. There are no instructions either :scratch:
    @Logan I got the seed from Ebay so it may not even grow :heehee:. There are no instructions either :scratch:
    @Logan I got the seed from Ebay so it may not even grow :heehee:. There are no instructions either :scratch:
    @Logan I got the seed from Ebay so it may not even grow :heehee:. There are no instructions either :scratch:
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  30. Jimb0b

    Asparagus companion

    @Jimb0b I am going to try courgettes in with my asparagus this year..
    @Jimb0b I am going to try courgettes in with my asparagus this year..
    @Jimb0b I am going to try courgettes in with my asparagus this year..
    @Jimb0b I am going to try courgettes in with my asparagus this year..
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  31. Notty1975

    Are my brassicas to leggy

    Thanks both that’s brilliant
    Thanks both that’s brilliant
    Thanks both that’s brilliant
    Thanks both that’s brilliant
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  32. Paul Blackburn

    Planting Brassica Seeds

    I get better results for Cauli by using a propagator, all other brassicas do ok in the greenhouse in pots. I sow using 5 inch pots. Seed trays can dry out quicker this time of year if your out for...
    I get better results for Cauli by using a propagator, all other brassicas do ok in the greenhouse in pots. I sow using 5 inch pots. Seed trays can dry out quicker this time of year if your out for the day and it is sunny. Last year I sowed direct into my polytunnel beds, and they did very well...
    I get better results for Cauli by using a propagator, all other brassicas do ok in the greenhouse in pots. I sow using 5 inch pots. Seed trays can dry out quicker this time of year if your out for the day and it is sunny. Last year I sowed direct...
    I get better results for Cauli by using a propagator, all other brassicas do ok in the greenhouse in pots. I sow using 5 inch pots. Seed trays can dry out quicker this time of year if your out for...
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  33. nikirushka

    How much space?

    @nikirushka .Well I now grow a lot go my veg for 2 in my poly tunnel which measures 27' x 15'.. I also have an 8 x 6 greenhouse for tomatoes & chillis.. 4 large raised beds as well as various...
    @nikirushka .Well I now grow a lot go my veg for 2 in my poly tunnel which measures 27' x 15'.. I also have an 8 x 6 greenhouse for tomatoes & chillis.. 4 large raised beds as well as various large pots and containers and every year I run out of space.. :heehee: I though it would be loads of space but...
    @nikirushka .Well I now grow a lot go my veg for 2 in my poly tunnel which measures 27' x 15'.. I also have an 8 x 6 greenhouse for tomatoes & chillis.. 4 large raised beds as well as various large pots and containers and every year I run out of...
    @nikirushka .Well I now grow a lot go my veg for 2 in my poly tunnel which measures 27' x 15'.. I also have an 8 x 6 greenhouse for tomatoes & chillis.. 4 large raised beds as well as various...
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  34. HarryS

    Potato Chitting Problems ?

    Does anybody put grass cuttings in the bag?
    Does anybody put grass cuttings in the bag?
    Does anybody put grass cuttings in the bag?
    Does anybody put grass cuttings in the bag?
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