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  Topic: Broad bean question.
FionnG

Replies: 16
Views: 12398

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:40 pm   Subject: Broad bean question.
Thanks for the reply mange tout.
The variety is 'the Sutton' if anyone has tried it.
  Topic: Broad bean question.
FionnG

Replies: 16
Views: 12398

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 7:06 pm   Subject: Broad bean question.
Hi there,
I have broad beans planted and they have lots of flowers.
The flowers seem to open for about a week but then they die off.
The beans are still growing and producing more flowers.
Is i ...
  Topic: Growing parsnips in a polytunnel?
FionnG

Replies: 6
Views: 4558

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:56 am   Subject: Growing parsnips in a polytunnel?
Thank you tagwex and blowin for your help.
I think I will try some indoors and some outdoors.
I have heard that parsnips need a frost to taste better,
But I was wondering if I put them into the fre ...
  Topic: Growing parsnips in a polytunnel?
FionnG

Replies: 6
Views: 4558

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:28 pm   Subject: Growing parsnips in a polytunnel?
Hi blowin,
Thank you very much for your reply,
I think I will plant about 4 seeds per hole.
And then thin the weaker seedlings out.
Is this the best way to grow carrots?
i.e making a hold and fil ...
  Topic: Growing parsnips in a polytunnel?
FionnG

Replies: 6
Views: 4558

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:50 am   Subject: Growing parsnips in a polytunnel?
Hi there,
I have a pack of 'tender and true' parsnip seeds.
I have grown many vegetables indoors over the past few years,
But I have never grown parsnips indoors.
Can this be done or is it not a ...
  Topic: Sowing seeds in moss peat?
FionnG

Replies: 7
Views: 5525

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:22 am   Subject: Sowing seeds in moss peat?
Thank you for the reply.
Would I mix it with chicken poo for the blueberries or for roses?
Does the poo have to be well rotted?
I have around 40 breeding hens so I have lots of it!
Here's a link t ...
  Topic: Sowing seeds in moss peat?
FionnG

Replies: 7
Views: 5525

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:51 am   Subject: Sowing seeds in moss peat?
Hi blowin
Thanks for your reply.
I think I will just try use up the moss peat,
And just buy seed sowing/multipurpose compost for sowing the seeds.
I think that might be better just incase the seed ...
  Topic: Sowing seeds in moss peat?
FionnG

Replies: 7
Views: 5525

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:35 am   Subject: Sowing seeds in moss peat?
Hi there,
I bought two blueberry plants from quick crop.
I read they like acidic soil so I did some more research,
And they say to plant them in peat moss so I bought two 100 litre bags of
Tipplan ...
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:45 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
That's a big area.
I have 2 acres just infront of my house,
And 30 acres land around it,
But i think I will stick to the polly tunnel and the potato bed. Very Happy
It must be a lot of work to look afte ...
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:04 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Wow,
That's a big area.
It that on an allotment or in your field?
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:02 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Ok I will spray them.
I can make up the drills for the main crop,
And plant some stuff between them like the lettuce.
And leave the space between the earlies furrows empty.

Wow 4 tonne Shocked ...
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:32 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Hi there and thanks for the reply.
When you say spray do you mean for blight?
If so I won't do that as the potatoes I have are sarpo Mira.
Thanks again,
Fionn.
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:21 am   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Hi blowin,
Thank you for your help.
Fionn.
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:38 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Hi there
In the furrow
Thanks
Fionn.
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
FionnG

Replies: 29
Views: 21757

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:47 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Hi there.
I will be growing potatoes and I was wondering,
Is there anything I can grow in between the potato drills?
Thank you,
Fionn.
 
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