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    Aubergines (unless I move to sunnier climes)
    Sweet peppers ^^ditto^^
    Hot chillies - I don't even like hot chillies.
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    Celery tried it once what a failure, it grew but never really to a point where I was able to harvest it

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    Quote Originally Posted by burnie View Post
    A few tomatoes that didn't impress, Red Cherry, Sungold were disappointing, both on taste and same as you VC, splitting and suicidal tendencies diving off the vine, back to Ailsa Craig maybe tumbling toms again.
    My Mum always grows Alisa Craig, has huge crops, thats her her main go to Tom. She then adds in a few cherry toms to mix it up a bit.

    I won't grow melons, aubergines, celery, and I'll probably give spuds a miss now...I just can't lift them I get a bad back for weeks. Growing in pots, bags don't help as shuffling those around isn't easy on the back either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay-ell View Post
    The seeds of despair, discord and anarchy. Who am I kidding - there's a team meeting soon and I've plenty of all three.

    I don't know if there's a never again - even the stuff I've not had success with (swede, khol rahbi, carrots) aren't on a never list but more in the If there's space list.

    I might have moved sweetcorn into this list as it takes a bed up for a long time usually for not much return but this year I've had a great success (even though only about half of the kernels sprouted) and instead of eating corn on the cob I've stored it as sweetcorn kernels.

    Yacon might be on the list - mostly because it looks like the plants won't do much this year including producing propagation rhizomes. If it does make some then I'll keep a couple of plants hanging around just in case.
    You got me onto Yacon growing and they always do well for me. What to do with the tubers, now that's a different matter.
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    Cukamelons, grew them last year wasn't impressed. Grew Wonderberry this year, grew well, fruited well, just didn't like the insipid taste, won't grow again.
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    I can't understand how people south of here can't grow sweetcorn. I interplanted mine among my show shallots in the middle of June and they have performed brilliantly .

    I swear every year that I won't trial anything ever again but I always do. My only real failure this year was my first batch of cauliflower. I netted them but despite that, they were stripped of foliage by the larvae of the diamond back moth. Damned moths went in through my net by slidiing sideways. it will be netting with evironmesh next year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aberdeenplotter View Post
    I can't understand how people south of here can't grow sweetcorn. I interplanted mine among my show shallots in the middle of June and they have performed brilliantly .

    I swear every year that I won't trial anything ever again but I always do. My only real failure this year was my first batch of cauliflower. I netted them but despite that, they were stripped of foliage by the larvae of the diamond back moth. Damned moths went in through my net by slidiing sideways. it will be netting with evironmesh next year.
    I agree about the sweetcorn. Always performs for me.
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    Maybe its too hot for sweetcorn in sunshiny South Wales.
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