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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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