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I want to try growing potatoes in pots, but I'm a bit confused. The recommendation is to put 3 seed potatoes in each pot or growing bag, but that means the distance between tubers is much less than if they were in open ground. Why is this? It seems to me that each bag should only have one tuber insi...
- Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:42 pm
- Forum: Best practices
- Topic: Growing young tomatoes from seed
- Replies: 9
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We start our tomatoes and peppers in small pots by a south facing window. We put a sheet of foil behind the pots to reflect the light so that the seedlings don't stretch towards the window. It has always worked for us.
I grow 'Alderman' every year and have saved seed for the last 2 or 3 years. The last seed that I bought contained a few peas of a different variety and seed saving has perpetuated the intruder. It grows as tall as 'Alderman', but the pods are much shorter, blunt ended and slightly paler. The peas ar...
I need help. Brassicas generally do well on my plot, but I can't grow cauli or swede. My cauli form small, loose heads (if at all) and swedes don't swell - they look like purple carrots sticking out of the ground. What am I doing wrong?