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  1. Tomatoes doing rubbish this year!

    by , 14-06-2010 at 09:42 PM
    Can anyone tell me why my tomatoes are doing rubbish this year. My first truss is way too high up the plant and lots of the little flowers look like they havent got any swelling behind them. They look like the flowers are about to die and drop off. Also my runner beans are dropping flowers leaving no beans in there place. Could this be due to the cold weather?
  2. All planted up

    by , 11-06-2010 at 04:07 PM (Veg Plotting by Pipkins)
    Plot is nearly full

    All toms planted along with sweetcorn, beans(various) squash.

    Only have the pumpkins and courgettes to go in along with some more peas and beans.

    Think we may have some first earlies ready soon as they are about to flower. Looking forward to a bumper raspberry crop too.

    The grape vines have baby grapes and putting on masses of growth.

    Weeds just keep on coming and keeping on top of the watering will ...
  3. selling plants

    by , 06-06-2010 at 03:30 PM
    has anyone heard of plantbiz .co offering to set u up selling plants
  4. Edible bedding plants A Tale of Woe and lack of planning

    by , 27-05-2010 at 08:35 PM
    Hi All

    We have grown are own fruit and veg for over 8 years and like most people starting out with their first garden we are totally winging it.The main problem in the first year was we planted a little bit more than we actually needed and we probably would have had enough to do a deal with ASDA.

    By the second week most of our family and to be totally honest the street was pretty much on 10 a day at least. We pretty much cornered the market with lettuce and ...
  5. Too hot for May

    by , 24-05-2010 at 07:30 PM (Lot Valley Garden)
    Its been very hot for the last few days but have managed some gardening - cat caught a long slow snake the other day, have started to make elderflower cordial and the pool is still unfinished - it was another jour de fete today (there are four in May) so probably wont get anything more done until wednesday at earliest.
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