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  Topic: Cabbage rootfly Alert
raisedbed

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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri May 20, 2011 3:22 pm   Subject: Cabbage rootfly Alert
Noticed my brassica's drooping like my summer cabbage done last season so I decided to investigate on a few broccoli and greyhound cabbage and as I thought this is what I discovered.
  Topic: Potato blight or something else???
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Replies: 10
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 7:38 pm   Subject: Potato blight or something else???
Thanks for all the great replies, there's no mould under the leave and with the healthy looking fresh leaves I'm hoping it is only the cold that has done it,fingers crossed it turns out a good ending ...
  Topic: Potato blight or something else???
raisedbed

Replies: 10
Views: 7534

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 10:45 am   Subject: Potato blight or something else???
Thanks for the reply Crying or Very sad
Just another point, were I have them planted is in raised beds at the side of my house which kinda is a natural wind tunnel between trees and the gable wall, the potatoes ...
  Topic: Potato blight or something else???
raisedbed

Replies: 10
Views: 7534

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 9:30 am   Subject: Potato blight or something else???
I noticed some of the leaves on my Queens going like this,is it blight or could it be something else with the amount of rain we have been getting?
  Topic: Garden Update
raisedbed

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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:14 am   Subject: Garden Update
So far in the garden,the garlic and onions are about 8 inches high,potatoes have started coming through the soil and have buds on the tomatoes and strawberries Very Happy
  Topic: New Polytunnel
raisedbed

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:39 pm   Subject: New Polytunnel
Thanks for the reply will get them out tomorrow,only down side is the wife will make me wash the windows now lol
  Topic: New Polytunnel
raisedbed

Replies: 4
Views: 2569

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:36 am   Subject: New Polytunnel
I have finally got my new polytunnel up Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy but now I haven't a clue what to do Sad Sad Sad .I germinated chillies (De Cayenne) Peppers (Mr. Fothergills) and tomatoes ( Mr. Fothergills Moneymake ...
  Topic: Rooster potato marbling
raisedbed

Replies: 4
Views: 2902

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:57 pm   Subject: Rooster potato marbling
They were planted as a late idea and the only thing I can think of is that maybe some way as the potato comes closer to being ready the pigment from the flesh moves out to the skin.I'm getting a great ...
  Topic: Rooster potato marbling
raisedbed

Replies: 4
Views: 2902

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 1:18 pm   Subject: Rooster potato marbling
I grew roosters for the first time this year and notice that in some the flesh is a pinky marbly colour going through it.1. what is the marbling? and 2. are they safe to eat?
  Topic: Oh how it pays to shop around!!!
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Replies: 3
Views: 2555

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 18, 2010 10:52 am   Subject: Oh how it pays to shop around!!!
Last week i decided to prepare "abit" of extra ground for more potatoes in my garden,this "abit" soon developed into a plot that required 4 stone of potato seed Shocked So yesterd ...
  Topic: Maggots in seaweed
raisedbed

Replies: 5
Views: 4144

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 18, 2010 8:44 am   Subject: Maggots in seaweed
Blowin, I have never used maggots to fish but have seen them on the tv being used and the ones in the seaweed look excactly the same.
  Topic: mushrooms
raisedbed

Replies: 14
Views: 9080

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 8:48 pm   Subject: mushrooms
Homebase GROW YOUR OWN White Mushroom Kit
  Topic: (Possible) Potato Blight warning in west
raisedbed

Replies: 23
Views: 16915

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 12:15 pm   Subject: (Possible) Potato Blight warning in west
I was given a tip by the man who runs the local vegetable nursery regarding frost,he said if u go out in the morning before the sun comes out and water off the frost the sun will not burn the leaves, ...
  Topic: mushrooms
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Replies: 14
Views: 9080

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 11:35 am   Subject: mushrooms
I purchased a kit from homebase this year priced under 8 euro.I started the kit in a press in my bedroom (a mushroom in each ear would have been perfect to drown out the complaints from the other half ...
  Topic: Maggots in seaweed
raisedbed

Replies: 5
Views: 4144

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 10:54 am   Subject: Maggots in seaweed
Thanks micheal,Think thats the root I will go
 
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