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by Colin2016
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Spouting Broccoli
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: Spouting Broccoli

I had a plant growing in a spot where I had planted sprouting brocolli looked after it then deided it was a weed.
by Colin2016
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Community Market Garden
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Community Market Garden

Fortunate to visit Eve Hill Veg Co last week and had a great time. This is community market garden based just outside the village of Reepham, Norfolk, whcih hold weekly volunteer days and deliver training programmes for people wishing to learn about food growing. They even have an apprentice. Though...
by Colin2016
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Spouting Broccoli
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: Spouting Broccoli

Thanks Hilary.

I planted both types thinking they would both grow this year as one was called "summer sprouting".
by Colin2016
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Spouting Broccoli
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Spouting Broccoli

I seem to be having difficulty in growing spouting broccoli, can grow normal broccoli (calabrese) ok.

I suspect they need to be over wintered, any suggestions on type and how to get a long seasons worth would be appreciated.
by Colin2016
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 2403

Re: Early Summer bits and bobs - 2018

Is that bruise what you get when you damage your hamstring?
by Colin2016
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Email Suppliers
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Email Suppliers

Finding it very frustration to email seed/plant suppliers, three so far with no success. They all send their selling emails with “No reply”….but when you want to contact them with a question they go into hibernation. Tried searching their web site and when you find contact page their email system wa...
by Colin2016
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Login problems
Replies: 5
Views: 182

Re: Login problems

Some thoughts
Is firefox updated?
How about clear your cache?
Run cc cleaner?
by Colin2016
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Login problems
Replies: 5
Views: 182

Re: Login problems

Try this In firefox click Tools>security> saved logins>show passwords
by Colin2016
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: What distracts you on the plot ??
Replies: 18
Views: 432

Re: What distracts you on the plot ??

Had a small distraction the other day, a bee was being eaten by loads of ants, never seen this before.
by Colin2016
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Smart Meters
Replies: 10
Views: 389

Re: Smart Meters.

I believe that if you are a pensioner they have to come round and read your meter.

I get a text asking for me to send meter reading in, unfortunately it is very rarely turn on as I don’t get signal at home. They have been told but don’t understand.
by Colin2016
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Help Please
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Re: Help Please

Thank you all for your help seems not such a major issue.

Second time growing them & first time over wintering them, I’m learning all the time thanks to all of you on this forum.
by Colin2016
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Help Please
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Re: Help Please

Thanks Geoff, off to google scapes meanwhile do I need to do anything like removing them or leave them be?
by Colin2016
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Blight - starting early this year !
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Blight - starting early this year !

Thanks Geoff
by Colin2016
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Blight - starting early this year !
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Blight - starting early this year !

Got this blackening on top of some spuds could this be blight.
by Colin2016
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Help Please
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Help Please

Anybody know what the tips are that growing on top of my garlic as in the picture?

These were planted last year.

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