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by Colin2016
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: Spouting Broccoli
Replies: 0
Views: 32

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: 68
Views: 812

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: 68

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: 102

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: 102

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: 273

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: 226

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: 105

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: 105

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: 262

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: 262

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: 105

Help Please

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

These were planted last year.
by Colin2016
Tue May 29, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: A view of my garden
Replies: 279
Views: 15353

Re: A view of my garden

Spuds in buckets & greenhouse with hanging baskets planted with tomatoes & chillies.


My watering collars are in a 2ft by 8ft raised bed 8 off, looking at what others have done they seem to have more per area could I get more if how many?
by Colin2016
Tue May 29, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: How late can I sow tomato seeds?
Replies: 14
Views: 276

Re: How late can I sow tomato seeds?

There is a tomato called 'Long Keeper' which can be sowed in May/June, being ready to eat late September / early October
by Colin2016
Sun May 20, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: MP Compost Thoughts & Faults
Replies: 29
Views: 669

Re: MP Compost Thoughts & Faults

Very impressed with Clover compost I got yesteday, not a lump in sight and very easy to pot up with. Let hope the plants enjoy it.

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