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September 2015 Blog Posts (2)

Ripe Grapes

I have had two big problems with the grapes, compared with Apples, pears and other fruit.

The first has been ripening them, which I may now have solved unless we have a dreadful September in coming years and even then...  A little bit of reading goes a long way, and I took some literary advice to cut back the foliage to uncover the grape, which i did about a month ago.   At the expense of some ripe fruit, more due to lack of water than lack of sunshine, I now have a splendid crop of…


Added by Gareth Howell on September 27, 2015 at 10:38 — 1 Comment

Looking forward to next year!

This year I have had some good results, tomato,broad Beans,Field Beans,beetroot,lettuce,leeks,cabbage,carrots yellow courgettes,chard. I have also had some failures, peas, cauliflowers, broccoli,French climbing beans,parsnips, squash,chilli, sweet peppers. Most of the failures were from a UK website but the packets were foreign, and my guess is that they were old stock. Most of the successes were from seeds from eBay.

Next year I will be getting all my seeds from eBay from a company… Continue

Added by Duncan Seth-Smith on September 3, 2015 at 13:39 — 3 Comments

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