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  2. ARMANDII
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    THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018

    Last of the 2018 tomatoes
    Last of the 2018 tomatoes
    Last of the 2018 tomatoes
    Last of the 2018 tomatoes
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  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. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  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. 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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  12. Zigs
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    Giant Onions 2019

    I changed my mind and put 28 seeds in soil blocks. Late for this but figured if you can do it, I should get the lead out. Another year of medium but tasty onions ... hopefully...:fingers crossed:
    I changed my mind and put 28 seeds in soil blocks. Late for this but figured if you can do it, I should get the lead out. Another year of medium but tasty onions ... hopefully...:fingers crossed:
    I changed my mind and put 28 seeds in soil blocks. Late for this but figured if you can do it, I should get the lead out. Another year of medium but tasty onions ... hopefully...:fingers crossed:
    I changed my mind and put 28 seeds in soil blocks. Late for this but figured if you can do it, I should get the lead out. Another year of medium but tasty onions ... hopefully...:fingers crossed:
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  13. Steve R
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    Vegetable Growing 2019

    I put aside some 'Jazzy' potatoes from a store bought and mostly eaten bag from ASDA a few months ago. Individually wrapped in newspaper, under a desk, in a room where the blinds were kept closed...
    I put aside some 'Jazzy' potatoes from a store bought and mostly eaten bag from ASDA a few months ago. Individually wrapped in newspaper, under a desk, in a room where the blinds were kept closed and the radiators were kept off - I thought they'd be fine until I needed to start chitting them....
    I put aside some 'Jazzy' potatoes from a store bought and mostly eaten bag from ASDA a few months ago. Individually wrapped in newspaper, under a desk, in a room where the blinds were kept closed and the radiators were kept off - I thought they'd...
    I put aside some 'Jazzy' potatoes from a store bought and mostly eaten bag from ASDA a few months ago. Individually wrapped in newspaper, under a desk, in a room where the blinds were kept closed...
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  15. JWK
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    Tomato Growing Thread 2012

    Brilliant, I never thought of Nickeys as I've not used before. The ones from the states worked out far to expensive if they would even posted them. Thanks again
    Brilliant, I never thought of Nickeys as I've not used before. The ones from the states worked out far to expensive if they would even posted them. Thanks again
    Brilliant, I never thought of Nickeys as I've not used before. The ones from the states worked out far to expensive if they would even posted them. Thanks again
    Brilliant, I never thought of Nickeys as I've not used before. The ones from the states worked out far to expensive if they would even posted them. Thanks again
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  16. JWK
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    2013 Tomato Growing

    It was the end of 2013's tomatoes couple of days ago. Two 3L slow cooker loads were turned into pasta sauce, leaving these for composting (after some have been picked out for the hens).
    It was the end of 2013's tomatoes couple of days ago. Two 3L slow cooker loads were turned into pasta sauce, leaving these for composting (after some have been picked out for the hens).
    It was the end of 2013's tomatoes couple of days ago. Two 3L slow cooker loads were turned into pasta sauce, leaving these for composting (after some have been picked out for the hens).
    It was the end of 2013's tomatoes couple of days ago. Two 3L slow cooker loads were turned into pasta sauce, leaving these for composting (after some have been picked out for the hens).
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  17. Freddy
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    2013 Onion Growing Challenge

    The last part of the text in the above message is linked..and I don't like the look of it..please DONT click it. Steve...:)
    The last part of the text in the above message is linked..and I don't like the look of it..please DONT click it. Steve...:)
    The last part of the text in the above message is linked..and I don't like the look of it..please DONT click it. Steve...:)
    The last part of the text in the above message is linked..and I don't like the look of it..please DONT click it. Steve...:)
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  18. JWK
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    2015 Tomato Growing

    The 2016 Discussion is here
    The 2016 Discussion is here
    The 2016 Discussion is here
    The 2016 Discussion is here
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  19. JWK
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    2014 Tomato Growing

    No, but once you've got lights and propagators it's worth stuffing whatever you can think of under them that might work and help pay the costs.
    No, but once you've got lights and propagators it's worth stuffing whatever you can think of under them that might work and help pay the costs.
    No, but once you've got lights and propagators it's worth stuffing whatever you can think of under them that might work and help pay the costs.
    No, but once you've got lights and propagators it's worth stuffing whatever you can think of under them that might work and help pay the costs.
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  20. JWK
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    2016 Tomato Growing

    Hold on a minute, is this the last tomato to ripen from 2016? :)Didn't think it would as it was very green when I picked it, but it got lost in me bed for a few weeks after rolling off the...
    Hold on a minute, is this the last tomato to ripen from 2016? :)Didn't think it would as it was very green when I picked it, but it got lost in me bed for a few weeks after rolling off the windowcill :phew:
    Hold on a minute, is this the last tomato to ripen from 2016? :)Didn't think it would as it was very green when I picked it, but it got lost in me bed for a few weeks after rolling off the windowcill :phew:
    Hold on a minute, is this the last tomato to ripen from 2016? :)Didn't think it would as it was very green when I picked it, but it got lost in me bed for a few weeks after rolling off the...
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  21. Zigs
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    Processing the Harvest

    He's just a bit eccentric! :whistle: :heehee: But he makes interesting reading. :blue thumb: He just gets a bit contentious at times - which is not what GC is about. :)
    He's just a bit eccentric! :whistle: :heehee: But he makes interesting reading. :blue thumb: He just gets a bit contentious at times - which is not what GC is about. :)
    He's just a bit eccentric! :whistle: :heehee: But he makes interesting reading. :blue thumb: He just gets a bit contentious at times - which is not what GC is about. :)
    He's just a bit eccentric! :whistle: :heehee: But he makes interesting reading. :blue thumb: He just gets a bit contentious at times - which is not what GC is about. :)
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  22. kyleleonard

    Easy to grow chilli plants in England?

    I have placed it on the end of my desk , so it gets the warmth and light but is out of the window "cold zone". It now has two chances !
    I have placed it on the end of my desk , so it gets the warmth and light but is out of the window "cold zone". It now has two chances !
    I have placed it on the end of my desk , so it gets the warmth and light but is out of the window "cold zone". It now has two chances !
    I have placed it on the end of my desk , so it gets the warmth and light but is out of the window "cold zone". It now has two chances !
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  23. shiney

    Free Guide - Grow Your Own Vegetables

    Hi Jack Yes I did it last year and they got me into a subscription for 1st 3 months of full gardening mag and which mag for £3.00 per month then after that it went up to £9.00 but you could stop...
    Hi Jack Yes I did it last year and they got me into a subscription for 1st 3 months of full gardening mag and which mag for £3.00 per month then after that it went up to £9.00 but you could stop the subscription if you didn't want to pay full price.I kept it on from March till November....
    Hi Jack Yes I did it last year and they got me into a subscription for 1st 3 months of full gardening mag and which mag for £3.00 per month then after that it went up to £9.00 but you could stop the subscription if you didn't want to pay full...
    Hi Jack Yes I did it last year and they got me into a subscription for 1st 3 months of full gardening mag and which mag for £3.00 per month then after that it went up to £9.00 but you could stop...
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  24. wiseowl
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    2017 Tomato Growing

    Must have dropped off when I brought that plant in during the frost, found em under chittin chicken.I'll ave em in me sandwich tomorrow :)
    Must have dropped off when I brought that plant in during the frost, found em under chittin chicken.I'll ave em in me sandwich tomorrow :)
    Must have dropped off when I brought that plant in during the frost, found em under chittin chicken.I'll ave em in me sandwich tomorrow :)
    Must have dropped off when I brought that plant in during the frost, found em under chittin chicken.I'll ave em in me sandwich tomorrow :)
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  25. Steve R
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  26. Steve R
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    Pumpkin Growing Challenge 2012

    Heres a little inspiration from the conservatory @ Bellagio in Vegas:-- 1,284 lb-- 995 lb-- (missed the weight)-- all guarded by a mildy scary talking tree, with strangely implausible...
    Heres a little inspiration from the conservatory @ Bellagio in Vegas:-- 1,284 lb-- 995 lb-- (missed the weight)-- all guarded by a mildy scary talking tree, with strangely implausible giant grapes growing on the branches.
    Heres a little inspiration from the conservatory @ Bellagio in Vegas:-- 1,284 lb-- 995 lb-- (missed the weight)-- all guarded by a mildy scary talking tree, with strangely implausible giant grapes growing on the branches.
    Heres a little inspiration from the conservatory @ Bellagio in Vegas:-- 1,284 lb-- 995 lb-- (missed the weight)-- all guarded by a mildy scary talking tree, with strangely implausible...
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  27. Zigs

    Walking with Cabbages.... Challenge..!!

    I was thinking fo the Tomato seedlings - oncve the whitefly have swapped from the Walking Stick to the Toms !
    I was thinking fo the Tomato seedlings - oncve the whitefly have swapped from the Walking Stick to the Toms !
    I was thinking fo the Tomato seedlings - oncve the whitefly have swapped from the Walking Stick to the Toms !
    I was thinking fo the Tomato seedlings - oncve the whitefly have swapped from the Walking Stick to the Toms !
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  28. james swann

    Chilli plants pictures progression so far

    Wow sounds like you manage to get a fair amount in then lol :D
    Wow sounds like you manage to get a fair amount in then lol :D
    Wow sounds like you manage to get a fair amount in then lol :D
    Wow sounds like you manage to get a fair amount in then lol :D
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  29. Freddy
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    2013 Growing Season

    Sorry to hear that John :ouch1:Still got my last Kelsae in the kitchen, saving it for Loli :)
    Sorry to hear that John :ouch1:Still got my last Kelsae in the kitchen, saving it for Loli :)
    Sorry to hear that John :ouch1:Still got my last Kelsae in the kitchen, saving it for Loli :)
    Sorry to hear that John :ouch1:Still got my last Kelsae in the kitchen, saving it for Loli :)
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  30. Freddy
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    The 2015 Chilli Thread

    Well annoyingly it didnt quite set so its more an orange-chilli-dip this year...
    Well annoyingly it didnt quite set so its more an orange-chilli-dip this year...
    Well annoyingly it didnt quite set so its more an orange-chilli-dip this year...
    Well annoyingly it didnt quite set so its more an orange-chilli-dip this year...
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  31. Zigs

    Ziggys' West Bay,Dorset Veg Plot

    Foots getting better, so got out to try to catch up with the weeding today. things do get away from you at this time of year. Willow earthed up the Tiddies for me. Salads &...
    Foots getting better, so got out to try to catch up with the weeding today. things do get away from you at this time of year. Willow earthed up the Tiddies for me. Salads & Carrots have come on well. I'm sure there were more Strawberries than that when I asked Willow to...
    Foots getting better, so got out to try to catch up with the weeding today. things do get away from you at this time of year. Willow earthed up the Tiddies for me. Salads & Carrots have come on well. I'm sure there were...
    Foots getting better, so got out to try to catch up with the weeding today. things do get away from you at this time of year. Willow earthed up the Tiddies for me. Salads &...
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  32. james swann

    Bonchi = bonsai chilli plant the beginnings

    hello all sorry only just seen the posts on this just recovering from an uber busy end of season :D The best advice i had on this came from a website called fatalii.net he has a bonchi growing...
    hello all sorry only just seen the posts on this just recovering from an uber busy end of season :D The best advice i had on this came from a website called fatalii.net he has a bonchi growing guide on there. One of the things he advises trying is forcing the plant to grow extremely leggy and...
    hello all sorry only just seen the posts on this just recovering from an uber busy end of season :D The best advice i had on this came from a website called fatalii.net he has a bonchi growing guide on there. One of the things he advises trying...
    hello all sorry only just seen the posts on this just recovering from an uber busy end of season :D The best advice i had on this came from a website called fatalii.net he has a bonchi growing...
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  33. Steve R

    Pumpkin Growing Challenge !!

    Yes, the little ones said mine looked like Garfield and not the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland like it was supposed to be :)
    Yes, the little ones said mine looked like Garfield and not the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland like it was supposed to be :)
    Yes, the little ones said mine looked like Garfield and not the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland like it was supposed to be :)
    Yes, the little ones said mine looked like Garfield and not the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland like it was supposed to be :)
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  34. Zigs

    Tomato Growing Competition 2012

    I'll let you all know how the seed saving goes, if I have a surplus you are welcome to them, first come, first served basis.
    I'll let you all know how the seed saving goes, if I have a surplus you are welcome to them, first come, first served basis.
    I'll let you all know how the seed saving goes, if I have a surplus you are welcome to them, first come, first served basis.
    I'll let you all know how the seed saving goes, if I have a surplus you are welcome to them, first come, first served basis.
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