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    I wouldn't worry too much GF, everything seems to be slow this year. My peas are not moving either.
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    Funny you should say that AP - I noticed one of my calabrese plants flowering and they are only about 8" high. I nipped the top off, so I hope the growth continues - they're the only plants the snugs didn't demolish.
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    Auntie Flo I think the word is 'snap' my calabrese have tiny heads on them and I know the plants just arn't big enough to support that kind of growth. I am just keeping my fingers crossed and banging plenty of high nitrogen feed at them to try and boost green growth.

    I have to say though my Kelvedon Wonder peas are doing great should be picking next week, but why this is I am not sure.

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    Yeh, talking of running to seed, all this years perpetual spinach, Pak Choi and salad greens are running to seed ;(

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    It is worth mentioning though my broad beans doubled in size the nice week of weather and set more flowers than I can count and the French beans took off as well plus the rains come at the right time to swell up my shallots.

    Swings and roundabouts I guess you could say.
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    The entire season has just been abysmal this year. Pretty much everything is taking a hit. The last two weeks crazy heat and sun perked some stuff up but then it became bad again and everything has just slumped.

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    Am i the only one that seems to be hving success with peas this year - one lot of mine are full of flowers and then the next lot are just about to flower!

    However i agree with you on the other crops - both my pak choi and raddish have both gone to seed
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt94 View Post
    Am i the only one that seems to be hving success with peas this year - one lot of mine are full of flowers and then the next lot are just about to flower!

    However i agree with you on the other crops - both my pak choi and raddish have both gone to seed
    My salad leaves and spinach bolted before they were out of the cradle.

    However, my peas, which were started in the cold frame months ago in guttering, before planting out, are doing fab and I shall be eating peas very soon. the BBs are podding up nicely, thank you.

    Just a completely weird year.....
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