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by hiroko clark
Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Roots diseas on broad beans
Replies: 2
Views: 1616

Thank you, Alan. I looked at the picture. My roots were like that.So it wasn't diseas but good thing. The beans were not doing well as leaves were wilting and not producing beans very well. I've been growing various vegetable and fruits for more than 10 years but this year's broad beans are the worst.
by hiroko clark
Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Roots diseas on broad beans
Replies: 2
Views: 1616

Roots diseas on broad beans

Over wintered broad beans weren't doing well so I dug them up yesterday and found many white beas/small balls like things on roots. Can anybody tell me what it is and how to stop happening next year?
by hiroko clark
Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: germination problem on parsnip
Replies: 20
Views: 5451

After receiving replies, I covered seeds on the wet kitchen paper and after a week or so some of them started to show the little white tails! In the future I will put the seeds on the wet kitchen paper, cover them and leave it under the kitchen sink where it's dark and warm. However, dear madasafish...
by hiroko clark
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:04 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: germination problem on parsnip
Replies: 20
Views: 5451

germination problem on parsnip

I have a problem on parsnip. I put some seeds in spring but none germinated. It was last year's seeds so I bought a new packet this year and put on the wet kitchen paper and left it in my kitchen (it's been a good few weeks now). I know parsnip is not easy one to germinate but every year we had plen...
by hiroko clark
Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: how to make strawberry sweet?
Replies: 7
Views: 2755

how to make strawberry sweet?

Please advise me how to make strawberry sweet. Our strawberries have nice big berries but they don't taste sweet, just watery. It must be lack of something but I don't know what it is. The plants are on the sunny position and two years old (second harvesting season). I don't know what sort of strawb...
by hiroko clark
Fri Sep 22, 2006 6:58 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: spent tomato grow bags
Replies: 8
Views: 5562

I mix grow bag contents with root vegetable bed soil. Our soild is slightly clay type so carrots used to be unsuccessful all the time. But since I started to mix I can get much better carrots.

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