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- Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:19 pm
- Forum: Best practices
- Topic: Butternut Squash Germination
- Replies: 12
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I managed to get everyone of mine to germinate this year by putting a sandwich bag over the plant pot, then placed on a dish and on top of the boiler. Remove as soon as you see them though and keep on a window sill or greenhouse. I agree with them needing lots of space and a hot year to develop, als...
Re Tough sweetcorn, I agree with the thumb nail test, it's exactly what I do, also when the corn is ready and if you have too many cobs ready at once, I put them all in the freezer, they always come out sweet and tender. Re growing them from seed, I used to have problems, but now I nearly have 100% ...
- Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:20 pm
- Forum: Seasonal tips
- Topic: Cucumber Advice needed and Marketmore mystery!
- Replies: 8
- Views: 2371
Telegraph improved always provide me with long, smooth cucumbers without a bitter taste. I had no luck with marketmore myself!
I love butternut squash but the last couple of years failed to develop before the frosts, so this year I planted early and dug a large pit with manure in and my 3 plants have gone crazy and I have lots of developing fruit. How long will they store for when ripe? Also do I need to leave in the sun li...