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    Default Where are all the Rhubarb Crowns?!?

    I went into the garden centre hoping to buy some and there's NOTHING. Lots of Christmas tat, but no rhubarb. Do the 'Chain' garden centres not sell this anymore? Was trying to save on postage, but it's looking like I'll have to beg some or buy mail order!

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    Hi SL - my local Wyevale was selling rhubarb crowns in pots a couple of weeks ago - not sure if they are still in stock - Timperley early or something.

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    Can't you nip down to a lottie this weekend and see if someone will split a crown for you- say for a bottle of wine or something?

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    I'm investigating that option, Nicos. I know OH's Dad had some but not sure if he's dug it up or not.

    Wyevale was the garden centre I went in, Jeanie. Hmmm, maybe I'll have another look if OH's Dad doesn't come up trumps!

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    Mine are only a couple of years old - well, I've only had one crop year off 'em. Otherwise I'd offer to split mine.
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    I had to order them as I couldn't find any in the four different garden centres I visited
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    I'm hoping to find some for sale locally so I can make more rhubarb and orange jelly

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    Despite all the Xmas tat they still had some rhubarb crowns in my local Wilkos (Farnborough) the other day.
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