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by paulw60
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: What's Happenin'?
Replies: 11
Views: 806

Re: What's Happenin'?

"What's Happenin'?" Away from the 'lottie plenty, but on the various places I garden (not just the 'lottie) it is mostly clearing of those crops which are over. But, garlic, shallots, onions and broad beans to go in so there is a shortage of space already. Partly because I plan to create ...
by paulw60
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: What's Happenin'?
Replies: 11
Views: 806

Re: What's Happenin'?

when we get a dry day haa haa, onions ( red,white inc ailsa craig) garlic ( provenance and elephant) to plant this week.
by paulw60
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: winter growing
Replies: 11
Views: 799

Re: winter growing

Thanks guys, we are in east sussex which misses most of the cold! I will give the spinach, lettuce etc a go. I started beans and peas in a propagator before but will try that! for info, I have pepper and chilli plants still flowering and fruiting! might try to over winter see what happens! Might eve...
by paulw60
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: winter growing
Replies: 11
Views: 799

winter growing

I usually leave the greenhouse alone over winter, but am thinking of growing over winter. Thought of baby leaf spinach , perhaps courgette? Has anybody got suggestions? Greenhouse isn't heated but is south facing and is usually quite warm.
many thanks
by paulw60
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: lack of fruit
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: lack of fruit

thank you
by paulw60
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: lack of fruit
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: lack of fruit

Thanks westi,that gives me some hope! what is the best general fertiliser for fruit trees then? I know blueberries have to be ericacous
by paulw60
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: lack of fruit
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: lack of fruit

Thank you robo, that has given us some hope for next year!
by paulw60
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: lack of fruit
Replies: 6
Views: 440

lack of fruit

We have a 5.5 mtr sqr fruit cage approx 2.4mtr high. Despite all the ravings about abundant fruit this year, we have had zero cherries, 1 peach,1 nectarine,1 apricot, zero apples , half a dozen jostaberries, very few pears, globechokes are not growing ( second year in a row) we do have a lot of grap...
by paulw60
Fri May 10, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: What has gone wrong
Replies: 8
Views: 968

Re: What has gone wrong

Thanks for all the advice, Lots to think about. For info I have used Wickes compost now for three years, used to buy B&Q verve, but it was full of rubbish! I usually sieve the compost even though it says good for seeds! Never had trouble before. I have tried Innes 3 and found it rubbish! I also ...
by paulw60
Thu May 09, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: What has gone wrong
Replies: 8
Views: 968

Re: What has gone wrong

thanks , all new compost, transplanted some into pots and left in a warm 'boot room' so can't understand it!
by paulw60
Thu May 09, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: What has gone wrong
Replies: 8
Views: 968

What has gone wrong

Started Tom's,Chillies,Aubs etc in a heated propagator back in Feb After 4 sowings Aubergines have not taken, Chilli and Toms are not even 2 inch tall! Never had this prob before. All seeds are this year. Last year I had so many of everything. Very frustrating Any help please, ( apart from buying in...
by paulw60
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: growing chillies
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

Re: growing chillies

IF I can get a couple going at least I can save some seeds!
by paulw60
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: growing chillies
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

Re: growing chillies

managed to find dragons breath seeds, but taking over a month to post! Hope it won't be too late.
by paulw60
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: growing chillies
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

Re: growing chillies

Started mine in Feb, but still so small!! must be doing something wrong!! Got armaggedon, monkey face , reaper, basket of fire so fare.
by paulw60
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: growing chillies
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

Re: growing chillies

Elmigo wrote:Not sure where to buy them in other countries but I'm giving bhut jolokia pepper a try. I have been told they are extremely hot. Just the pepper you're looking for!

Thanks Elmigo

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