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What's the most irritating veg gardening format?

I can't stand the '10 things to do in *insert month* in the vegetable garden' format. EVERYONE publishes them, from newspapers to magazines…

Started by Soilman

10 Aug 21, 2010
Reply by Carrie Gault

Transplanting Rainbow Chard

I've learned a lot from my new veggie plot this year and one thing was not to plant Rainbow Chard behind white sprouting broccoli in a narr…

Started by Angie Lawrence

4 Aug 20, 2010
Reply by Angie Lawrence

Growing melons in the UK

I've attempted growing canteloup melons in my greenhouse over the past few years....and failed miserably with no fruit setting at all....ex…

Started by Dan Keeble

3 Aug 20, 2010
Reply by Jan Willetts

What are you Planting / Planning now for your Autumn Winter Garden?

What are you planting now to keep the veg coming all autumn / winter long? Is it worth growing through the winter or should you let the gro…

Started by maxine jones

29 Aug 19, 2010
Reply by Crazii_C

re-using soil?

Can anyone tell me if I can reuse the soil from my tubs to grow other veggies? For example, I grew leaks in small tubs, so once picked can…

Started by john ball

7 Aug 19, 2010
Reply by john ball

A flowering cabbage? What's that about?

So happy to have found this forum as I am a novice veggie grower and have LOADS of questions! I grew 6 red cabbages this year and most have…

Started by Angie Lawrence

3 Aug 19, 2010
Reply by Angie Lawrence

Gherkin Glut!

Have 2 gherkin plants in the poly tunnel that are growing like trifids!! I have a glut of gherkins - have pickled and made chutney so far!…

Started by Ian Doody

0 Aug 18, 2010

Perennial kale plants

Hello, Can anyone suggest how to get hold of a perennial kale plant, such as the "cottagers kale" that was shown briefly on Gardeners' Worl…

Started by Katy Macadamia

0 Aug 17, 2010

How to tell sweetcorn is ready... without touching it?

It's the time of year when I start wondering when I can eat my corn. Yeah, yeah, I KNOW how to tell it's ready by touching it (squash a few…

Started by Soilman

9 Aug 17, 2010
Reply by Don

Are you doing anything for National Allotments Week?

The second full week in August is always National Allotments Week, so 9-15th August are the key dates this year. Are you or your garden gro…

Started by VP

5 Aug 11, 2010
Reply by VP


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