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  Topic: Is Newspaper in compost Toxic?
Lius

Replies: 15
Views: 17131

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: Is Newspaper in compost Toxic?
As far as I know nothing has changed with newspaper ink.

Since then I noticed that the bags of composted teabags were lasting forever in my raised beds. Apparently they contain plastic fibers.I hav ...
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:07 am   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
What do you mean by "absolute disaster" ???
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:21 pm   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
This is my lunch
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:07 am   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Plenty of tasty juicy Gardner's Delight now. Best Bruschetta in the WORLD.
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:03 pm   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
I left 5 trusses and then topped-off, they are touching the roof of the greenhouse.

I stripped all the foliage from the ground to just under the first truss which leaves the space below clear for S ...
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:54 pm   Subject: O M G
At last, one tomato decided to get the party started.

I can't wait for more Very Happy
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:55 pm   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
We are way past caravans and board games, its catchup day on Better Call Saul with a bottle of JAMESON Black Barrel
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:37 pm   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
I'm at our "summer" house in Portrane and its reminding me of a particular Father Ted Episode 😆😅
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:39 am   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Wexford is always top of the class, I have to wait at least a fortnight for a taste if we get sun.

On the other hand my ORGANIC (no spray) Orla spuds are delicious.
  Topic: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Lius

Replies: 45
Views: 28913

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:18 pm   Subject: How are your tomatoes doing? 2017
Well done, when did you plant them.

I have 6 gardeners delight vines in my greenhouse that I just topped off at 5 trusses yesterday. There are a good few green fruits but I won't be sampling for a ...
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
Lius

Replies: 29
Views: 22274

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 8:29 pm   Subject: What to grow between potato drills
Missed Ya lots.

And I never got to Sexy-Wex to see your homestead last year.

Maybe this year????
  Topic: What to grow between potato drills
Lius

Replies: 29
Views: 22274

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 8:43 am   Subject: DO NOT SPRAY
@FionnG - I have grown Sarpo and Orla without spraying for 10 years now and never had a sign of blight, just a few false alarms due to sun/rain damage. I have gone off the taste of the Sarpo and only ...
  Topic: Onion Experiment
Lius

Replies: 36
Views: 27346

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:18 pm   Subject: Onion Experiment
Sue,

There have been many dry spells since last November but my onions bolt every year.
  Topic: Onion Experiment
Lius

Replies: 36
Views: 27346

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:47 am   Subject: Onion Experiment
Ok guy's CONCENTRATE, back to the Onions.

I experimented with planting my overwinter (Red Barron) onions last October on the most favourable Lunar day.

The have all still bolted, WHY? WHY? WHY?
  Topic: Couple of big potatoes.
Lius

Replies: 4
Views: 4147

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:29 am   Subject: Couple of big potatoes.
See:-
https://www.google.ie/search?q=potatoes+lanigan+sask&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=963&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwidjpjKqqzNAhVLCMAKHYjqABkQ_AUIBigB&dpr=1#tbm=is ...
 
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