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  2. ARMANDII
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    THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018

    I am looking at trying a couple of different tomatoes next year, normally grow cherry tomatoes but might branch out next year. Any recommendations ?I grow 4 types last year Sungold 9.9/10 -...
    I am looking at trying a couple of different tomatoes next year, normally grow cherry tomatoes but might branch out next year. Any recommendations ?I grow 4 types last year Sungold 9.9/10 - Suncherry premium 10/10 - Sweet Million 5/10 - Rosala 7.5/10 ( scores are my opinion of taste )...
    I am looking at trying a couple of different tomatoes next year, normally grow cherry tomatoes but might branch out next year. Any recommendations ?I grow 4 types last year Sungold 9.9/10 - Suncherry premium 10/10 - Sweet Million 5/10 -...
    I am looking at trying a couple of different tomatoes next year, normally grow cherry tomatoes but might branch out next year. Any recommendations ?I grow 4 types last year Sungold 9.9/10 -...
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  3. ARMANDII
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    THE CHILLIES THREAD 2018

    I've done nothing at all with them this year, my whole crop is in the freezer .... Apart from the care packages I have sent out to people.Thanks
    I've done nothing at all with them this year, my whole crop is in the freezer .... Apart from the care packages I have sent out to people.Thanks
    I've done nothing at all with them this year, my whole crop is in the freezer .... Apart from the care packages I have sent out to people.Thanks
    I've done nothing at all with them this year, my whole crop is in the freezer .... Apart from the care packages I have sent out to people.Thanks
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  4. ARMANDII
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    THE VEGETABLE GROWING THREAD 2018

    No, not the way I did it. I pruned the tops and the roots hard before repotting them into much smaller pots since I didn't have the space for anything larger.This meant that the plants had to...
    No, not the way I did it. I pruned the tops and the roots hard before repotting them into much smaller pots since I didn't have the space for anything larger.This meant that the plants had to regrow the feeder roots before doing anything else so fruit production was adversely...
    No, not the way I did it. I pruned the tops and the roots hard before repotting them into much smaller pots since I didn't have the space for anything larger.This meant that the plants had to regrow the feeder roots before doing anything else...
    No, not the way I did it. I pruned the tops and the roots hard before repotting them into much smaller pots since I didn't have the space for anything larger.This meant that the plants had to...
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  5. ARMANDII
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    THE TATTIES THREAD 2018

    I only saw the Kennebecs mentioned in the article, unless I missed something too. No surprise in that I guess its one of their more popular varieties, and mine too after growing them this...
    I only saw the Kennebecs mentioned in the article, unless I missed something too. No surprise in that I guess its one of their more popular varieties, and mine too after growing them this year.Steve...:)Second paragraph: "Propagation tests were made with the varieties Kennebec, Netted Gem,...
    I only saw the Kennebecs mentioned in the article, unless I missed something too. No surprise in that I guess its one of their more popular varieties, and mine too after growing them this year.Steve...:)Second paragraph: "Propagation tests...
    I only saw the Kennebecs mentioned in the article, unless I missed something too. No surprise in that I guess its one of their more popular varieties, and mine too after growing them this...
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  6. ARMANDII
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    PUMPKIN GROWING THREAD 2018

    This is what I wanted to do when I set my target of 500lb a few years ago...Pumpkin boat takes to riverSteve...:)
    This is what I wanted to do when I set my target of 500lb a few years ago...Pumpkin boat takes to riverSteve...:)
    This is what I wanted to do when I set my target of 500lb a few years ago...Pumpkin boat takes to riverSteve...:)
    This is what I wanted to do when I set my target of 500lb a few years ago...Pumpkin boat takes to riverSteve...:)
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  7. JWK
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    Tomato Grafting

    The final harvest of the season.Rewinding a little...The proof of concept now exists in pictures.Now, go forth and try your own hand at grafting pepmatoes.
    The final harvest of the season.Rewinding a little...The proof of concept now exists in pictures.Now, go forth and try your own hand at grafting pepmatoes.
    The final harvest of the season.Rewinding a little...The proof of concept now exists in pictures.Now, go forth and try your own hand at grafting pepmatoes.
    The final harvest of the season.Rewinding a little...The proof of concept now exists in pictures.Now, go forth and try your own hand at grafting pepmatoes.
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  8. ARMANDII
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    TALLEST SUNFLOWER AND LARGEST SUNFLOWER HEAD 2018

    Ooh dear ,feeling sad, just seen Gail's name. I'll say one thing only, then say no more. I miss her cheery outlook on life! I think we all sometimes need that! Life can be cruel, it can be brutal,...
    Ooh dear ,feeling sad, just seen Gail's name. I'll say one thing only, then say no more. I miss her cheery outlook on life! I think we all sometimes need that! Life can be cruel, it can be brutal, it can destroy people, to have a ray of sunshine, wherever it comes from, is precious:spinning:
    Ooh dear ,feeling sad, just seen Gail's name. I'll say one thing only, then say no more. I miss her cheery outlook on life! I think we all sometimes need that! Life can be cruel, it can be brutal, it can destroy people, to have a ray of sunshine,...
    Ooh dear ,feeling sad, just seen Gail's name. I'll say one thing only, then say no more. I miss her cheery outlook on life! I think we all sometimes need that! Life can be cruel, it can be brutal,...
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  9. Zigs
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    Giant Onions 2018

    That was my plan but we've decided on a complete re-vamp of the bottom (veg & fruit) garden along with a bigger greenhouse I'll have to build. Trouble is, I'll have to undergo surgery so not sure...
    That was my plan but we've decided on a complete re-vamp of the bottom (veg & fruit) garden along with a bigger greenhouse I'll have to build. Trouble is, I'll have to undergo surgery so not sure how long I'll be out of action or when!
    That was my plan but we've decided on a complete re-vamp of the bottom (veg & fruit) garden along with a bigger greenhouse I'll have to build. Trouble is, I'll have to undergo surgery so not sure how long I'll be out of action or when!
    That was my plan but we've decided on a complete re-vamp of the bottom (veg & fruit) garden along with a bigger greenhouse I'll have to build. Trouble is, I'll have to undergo surgery so not sure...
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  10. misterQ
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    The Spud In A Bucket Growing Competition 2018

    @misterQ , great job on reporting your veggie trials , well done ! :blue thumb:
    @misterQ , great job on reporting your veggie trials , well done ! :blue thumb:
    @misterQ , great job on reporting your veggie trials , well done ! :blue thumb:
    @misterQ , great job on reporting your veggie trials , well done ! :blue thumb:
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  11. ARMANDII
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    THE TOMATO SEED SWAP THREAD 2018

    It's only partially archived, only tomato varieties beginning with the letter A Category:Tomato Variety List - Tatiana's TOMATOBaseEverything else is missing, for example
    It's only partially archived, only tomato varieties beginning with the letter A Category:Tomato Variety List - Tatiana's TOMATOBaseEverything else is missing, for example
    It's only partially archived, only tomato varieties beginning with the letter A Category:Tomato Variety List - Tatiana's TOMATOBaseEverything else is missing, for example
    It's only partially archived, only tomato varieties beginning with the letter A Category:Tomato Variety List - Tatiana's TOMATOBaseEverything else is missing, for example
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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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  14.   » Normal Threads
  15. Steve R

    No Dig

    Yes, a no dig gardener here too Steve :) It suits me well on my deep sandy loam in veg patch. A no dig system is esp good for veg growing I think. Apart from any soil benefits the ground looks good...
    Yes, a no dig gardener here too Steve :) It suits me well on my deep sandy loam in veg patch. A no dig system is esp good for veg growing I think. Apart from any soil benefits the ground looks good with a mulch :)
    Yes, a no dig gardener here too Steve :) It suits me well on my deep sandy loam in veg patch. A no dig system is esp good for veg growing I think. Apart from any soil benefits the ground looks good with a mulch :)
    Yes, a no dig gardener here too Steve :) It suits me well on my deep sandy loam in veg patch. A no dig system is esp good for veg growing I think. Apart from any soil benefits the ground looks good...
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  16. lowrider69

    why are my leeks so small??

    Much the same as MF.However some gardeners, novice or experienced have different procedures to planting. Whatever method or under whatever conditions the seed is sown really has little...
    Much the same as MF.However some gardeners, novice or experienced have different procedures to planting. Whatever method or under whatever conditions the seed is sown really has little influence.Come planting out time. Well dug over area, light treading down of the soil to firm. Then...
    Much the same as MF.However some gardeners, novice or experienced have different procedures to planting. Whatever method or under whatever conditions the seed is sown really has little influence.Come planting out time. Well dug over area,...
    Much the same as MF.However some gardeners, novice or experienced have different procedures to planting. Whatever method or under whatever conditions the seed is sown really has little...
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  17. Annemieke

    What's the difference between cabbage and kale?

    No, rookworst!
    No, rookworst!
    No, rookworst!
    No, rookworst!
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  18. ChilliPepper

    Pea varieties, Early and Main

    I did Victorian colossal. They started off good and tasted good but all died of powdery mildew. Seems to affect some of the plants in my garden. Will try something mildew resistant next year.
    I did Victorian colossal. They started off good and tasted good but all died of powdery mildew. Seems to affect some of the plants in my garden. Will try something mildew resistant next year.
    I did Victorian colossal. They started off good and tasted good but all died of powdery mildew. Seems to affect some of the plants in my garden. Will try something mildew resistant next year.
    I did Victorian colossal. They started off good and tasted good but all died of powdery mildew. Seems to affect some of the plants in my garden. Will try something mildew resistant next year.
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  19. Logan
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    Fruit Harvest

    Even the ones without any outer casing adhering to the shells needed placing in a stack of plastic mushroom boxes a couple of nuts deep to dry out, or the shells (and kernels) go mouldy if put...
    Even the ones without any outer casing adhering to the shells needed placing in a stack of plastic mushroom boxes a couple of nuts deep to dry out, or the shells (and kernels) go mouldy if put straight into baskets. We've already shelled and eaten (raw + cookies) about 1 Kg, going to give away...
    Even the ones without any outer casing adhering to the shells needed placing in a stack of plastic mushroom boxes a couple of nuts deep to dry out, or the shells (and kernels) go mouldy if put straight into baskets. We've already shelled and...
    Even the ones without any outer casing adhering to the shells needed placing in a stack of plastic mushroom boxes a couple of nuts deep to dry out, or the shells (and kernels) go mouldy if put...
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  20. stony

    Green Figs

    Some pictures I took of mine,Hard as bullets.:biggrin:
    Some pictures I took of mine,Hard as bullets.:biggrin:
    Some pictures I took of mine,Hard as bullets.:biggrin:
    Some pictures I took of mine,Hard as bullets.:biggrin:
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  21. misterQ

    Post pictures of your radishes here...

    Repeating a similar combination in early August in a different box.Today's French Breakfast pickings.
    Repeating a similar combination in early August in a different box.Today's French Breakfast pickings.
    Repeating a similar combination in early August in a different box.Today's French Breakfast pickings.
    Repeating a similar combination in early August in a different box.Today's French Breakfast pickings.
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  22. Annemieke

    How do I mash turnips or swedes?

    If you bake them in the oven whole (about 1 1/2 hours) the skins peel off and you're left with lovely juicy flesh. That's what I do with butternut squash. I don't see why it would'nt work for...
    If you bake them in the oven whole (about 1 1/2 hours) the skins peel off and you're left with lovely juicy flesh. That's what I do with butternut squash. I don't see why it would'nt work for Swedes and turnips.G.
    If you bake them in the oven whole (about 1 1/2 hours) the skins peel off and you're left with lovely juicy flesh. That's what I do with butternut squash. I don't see why it would'nt work for Swedes and turnips.G.
    If you bake them in the oven whole (about 1 1/2 hours) the skins peel off and you're left with lovely juicy flesh. That's what I do with butternut squash. I don't see why it would'nt work for...
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  23. Vince
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    I don't like fruit!

    That's them! Those prickles even go through rose pruning gloves! I made the mistake of leaving the husks in the border the first year. Shan't do that again!
    That's them! Those prickles even go through rose pruning gloves! I made the mistake of leaving the husks in the border the first year. Shan't do that again!
    That's them! Those prickles even go through rose pruning gloves! I made the mistake of leaving the husks in the border the first year. Shan't do that again!
    That's them! Those prickles even go through rose pruning gloves! I made the mistake of leaving the husks in the border the first year. Shan't do that again!
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  24. pilotax

    First time with Swiss Chard

    Just as an aside if you like Beetroot I wouldn't bother to grow Swiss Chard. Beetroot was originally grown for it's leaves not root! The leaves are very similar in taste to Swiss Chard. So you get...
    Just as an aside if you like Beetroot I wouldn't bother to grow Swiss Chard. Beetroot was originally grown for it's leaves not root! The leaves are very similar in taste to Swiss Chard. So you get the root and leaves to eat. I grew Swiss Chard Bright Lights a few years ago and while it looked...
    Just as an aside if you like Beetroot I wouldn't bother to grow Swiss Chard. Beetroot was originally grown for it's leaves not root! The leaves are very similar in taste to Swiss Chard. So you get the root and leaves to eat. I grew Swiss Chard...
    Just as an aside if you like Beetroot I wouldn't bother to grow Swiss Chard. Beetroot was originally grown for it's leaves not root! The leaves are very similar in taste to Swiss Chard. So you get...
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  25. JWK
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    Gardener's Delight Tomato Seed Germination and Growing Thread

    I've removed all my gardeners Delight plants that were tasteless and am just left with 2005 and 2012 plants. This is a 2005 in the greenhouse. I have more outdoors that are still producing too.
    I've removed all my gardeners Delight plants that were tasteless and am just left with 2005 and 2012 plants. This is a 2005 in the greenhouse. I have more outdoors that are still producing too.
    I've removed all my gardeners Delight plants that were tasteless and am just left with 2005 and 2012 plants. This is a 2005 in the greenhouse. I have more outdoors that are still producing too.
    I've removed all my gardeners Delight plants that were tasteless and am just left with 2005 and 2012 plants. This is a 2005 in the greenhouse. I have more outdoors that are still producing too.
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  26. Kennywesley

    Vegetable seeds you can sow now

    Yep, ordinary garlic purchased from my local pavement stall vendor, £1 for 5 bulbs.Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'.Radish - I am growing them for the leaves.Gai Choy aka Chinese Mustard...
    Yep, ordinary garlic purchased from my local pavement stall vendor, £1 for 5 bulbs.Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'.Radish - I am growing them for the leaves.Gai Choy aka Chinese Mustard Greens.Pak Choy.
    Yep, ordinary garlic purchased from my local pavement stall vendor, £1 for 5 bulbs.Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'.Radish - I am growing them for the leaves.Gai Choy aka Chinese Mustard Greens.Pak Choy.
    Yep, ordinary garlic purchased from my local pavement stall vendor, £1 for 5 bulbs.Broad Bean 'Aquadulce Claudia'.Radish - I am growing them for the leaves.Gai Choy aka Chinese Mustard...
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  27. Crumpy

    Pumpkins

    Yes needs some sun to ripen properly, but usually left on the plant.
    Yes needs some sun to ripen properly, but usually left on the plant.
    Yes needs some sun to ripen properly, but usually left on the plant.
    Yes needs some sun to ripen properly, but usually left on the plant.
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  28. Habanerohead

    Forgotten onions - pull them or leave them in?

    @JWKThanks. I'd been thinking they'd go tough like leeks, but you're right - thinking of when I'm cooking, the mushy ones are the ones that have sprouted.I'll get them up then.Cheers.
    @JWKThanks. I'd been thinking they'd go tough like leeks, but you're right - thinking of when I'm cooking, the mushy ones are the ones that have sprouted.I'll get them up then.Cheers.
    @JWKThanks. I'd been thinking they'd go tough like leeks, but you're right - thinking of when I'm cooking, the mushy ones are the ones that have sprouted.I'll get them up then.Cheers.
    @JWKThanks. I'd been thinking they'd go tough like leeks, but you're right - thinking of when I'm cooking, the mushy ones are the ones that have sprouted.I'll get them up then.Cheers.
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  29. Mariea

    Anything that can be planted now?

    Can you over winter onions @WeeTam? Do you mean sets or seed grown? Under cover ie greenhouse/poly tunnel or outside? I know you live in Scotland too so interested in you experience having a...
    Can you over winter onions @WeeTam? Do you mean sets or seed grown? Under cover ie greenhouse/poly tunnel or outside? I know you live in Scotland too so interested in you experience having a similar climate. I certainly grow garlic outside planting cloves any time soon but have never thought of...
    Can you over winter onions @WeeTam? Do you mean sets or seed grown? Under cover ie greenhouse/poly tunnel or outside? I know you live in Scotland too so interested in you experience having a similar climate. I certainly grow garlic outside...
    Can you over winter onions @WeeTam? Do you mean sets or seed grown? Under cover ie greenhouse/poly tunnel or outside? I know you live in Scotland too so interested in you experience having a...
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  30. karaman

    Postules on my vine leaves - what to do?

    I think you were right. It is an edible variety. The birds did away with most of the fruits before they got ripe enough to pick. But I tried some of what is left and this year it tastes nice. Not...
    I think you were right. It is an edible variety. The birds did away with most of the fruits before they got ripe enough to pick. But I tried some of what is left and this year it tastes nice. Not sure why though, perhaps the extra sun we had this summer helped improving the taste.I guess I'll...
    I think you were right. It is an edible variety. The birds did away with most of the fruits before they got ripe enough to pick. But I tried some of what is left and this year it tastes nice. Not sure why though, perhaps the extra sun we had this...
    I think you were right. It is an edible variety. The birds did away with most of the fruits before they got ripe enough to pick. But I tried some of what is left and this year it tastes nice. Not...
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  31. Xxxlizxxx

    Saving potatoes for seed.

    I'm only talking about saving 'seed' potatoes from varieties that are no longer commercially available
    I'm only talking about saving 'seed' potatoes from varieties that are no longer commercially available
    I'm only talking about saving 'seed' potatoes from varieties that are no longer commercially available
    I'm only talking about saving 'seed' potatoes from varieties that are no longer commercially available
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  32. silu

    To pick or not to pick that is the question!

    We've picked most of the cooking apples from a disabled friends tree, collected all the usuable windfalls, made apple pies for him (and us), bagged up some picked apples for him to give to others,...
    We've picked most of the cooking apples from a disabled friends tree, collected all the usuable windfalls, made apple pies for him (and us), bagged up some picked apples for him to give to others, pressed enough cooker juice to mix with eater juice (bottled last year) made 18 galls cider, and...
    We've picked most of the cooking apples from a disabled friends tree, collected all the usuable windfalls, made apple pies for him (and us), bagged up some picked apples for him to give to others, pressed enough cooker juice to mix with eater...
    We've picked most of the cooking apples from a disabled friends tree, collected all the usuable windfalls, made apple pies for him (and us), bagged up some picked apples for him to give to others,...
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  33. workatron

    Can someone help me identify these berries?

    Before I saw the answers I thought they were grapes and laughed at myself for potentially eating poisonous berries if I was there =pEdit: They look lovely though are they easy to grow?
    Before I saw the answers I thought they were grapes and laughed at myself for potentially eating poisonous berries if I was there =pEdit: They look lovely though are they easy to grow?
    Before I saw the answers I thought they were grapes and laughed at myself for potentially eating poisonous berries if I was there =pEdit: They look lovely though are they easy to grow?
    Before I saw the answers I thought they were grapes and laughed at myself for potentially eating poisonous berries if I was there =pEdit: They look lovely though are they easy to grow?
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  34. Sac22

    Peppers?

    Think that might be the one! Thank you for your help everyone :)
    Think that might be the one! Thank you for your help everyone :)
    Think that might be the one! Thank you for your help everyone :)
    Think that might be the one! Thank you for your help everyone :)
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