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  Topic: Winter seed potatoes
slugsaway

Replies: 2
Views: 2983

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 3:24 pm   Subject: Winter seed potatoes
I got Carlingford variety from Mrmiddleton's a few weeks ago... meant to be sown before the end of August... have them in bags of compost out the back
  Topic: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
slugsaway

Replies: 13
Views: 9132

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:47 am   Subject: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
Quick update... had the first of our sweetcorn last night and it tasted FABULOUS!!! There were only 2 cobs ready so I only got a taste as I let the kiddies have them... really looking forward to the r ...
  Topic: getting ready for next year!
slugsaway

Replies: 1
Views: 1941

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:38 am   Subject: getting ready for next year!
Well my first year at growing food has been an interesting one... had some great successes (carrots, onions, beetroot, lettuce, radish, broccolli, potatoes, runner beans and peas) still waiting to har ...
  Topic: Poor potato yield: shall I give up?
slugsaway

Replies: 3
Views: 4471

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:37 am   Subject: Poor potato yield: shall I give up?
HI Yorky, I think its down to the variety, at least I hope so. Last year I planted Sante and had a great crop. This year I decided to grow earlies and mains and chose Coleens cos they had good blight ...
  Topic: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
slugsaway

Replies: 13
Views: 9132

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:52 pm   Subject: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
LOL! My kids idea of weeding is not exactly conducive to growing excess to harvest size! Last weekend my 2yr old insisted on "I helping you mummy" and proceeded to pull several carrots and o ...
  Topic: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
slugsaway

Replies: 13
Views: 9132

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:59 am   Subject: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
Now I'm confused!!! When I had decided to give sweetcorn a try I did a bit of research on the net and loadsa sites were saying to grow the beans sweetcorn and squash together as they grew best this wa ...
  Topic: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
slugsaway

Replies: 13
Views: 9132

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:17 pm   Subject: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
They're in kinda blocks... I didn't have a huge area for them so I made 8 mounds in 2 rows side by side (4 per row like this :::Smile each mound is about a meter square and has 3-4 corn plants, french r ...
  Topic: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
slugsaway

Replies: 13
Views: 9132

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 1:25 pm   Subject: Can I help pollination of sweetcorn
I am attempting to grow sweetcorn at the moment and nearly all my plants have male flowers at the moment. However they all seem to be at different stages of growth. Only 2 plants have developed the fe ...
  Topic: Think my Brussel Sprouts have got cabbage root fly damage
slugsaway

Replies: 1
Views: 2068

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:57 am   Subject: Think my Brussel Sprouts have got cabbage root fly damage
Some of my brussel sprout plants are falling over and looking a bit wilted, some of the lower leaves are yellowing on them too. From what I can gather from Google, it looks like cabbage root fly. We h ...
  Topic: Potato blight, how to treat Phytophthora infestans.
slugsaway

Replies: 19
Views: 93529

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Mon May 17, 2010 12:31 pm   Subject: Potato blight, how to treat Phytophthora infestans.
Ok so we're back to the blight problem and I'm not prepared! Just was out on my walk and collected some Horsetail to make the brew this evening, hopefully it won't rain till tomorrow. Going to use the ...
  Topic: (Possible) Potato Blight warning in west
slugsaway

Replies: 23
Views: 18940

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat May 15, 2010 8:53 pm   Subject: Blight warning on met.ie
Just say on met.ie that there is a blight warning in effect from tuesday to friday next. says there will be a chance to spray tomorrow and maybe monday. I've sown Colleens and Lady Balfour (both organ ...
  Topic: Leaves of Broccoli seedlings turning brown
slugsaway

Replies: 1
Views: 2689

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 3:51 pm   Subject: Leaves of Broccoli seedlings turning brown
That picture isn't too clear, hopefully this one will be better. The last plant has half a leaf affected, while this one only has a few spots on the leaf...
  Topic: Leaves of Broccoli seedlings turning brown
slugsaway

Replies: 1
Views: 2689

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 3:42 pm   Subject: Leaves of Broccoli seedlings turning brown
Its 5 weeks since I sowed my broccolli seedlings and they are showing 2 true leaves with the second set just starting. I'm starting to harden them off as I plan to plant them out in a week or so. Toda ...
  Topic: Potatoes... can't remember which are the earlies/main
slugsaway

Replies: 3
Views: 2625

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 06, 2010 11:23 am   Subject: Potatoes... can't remember which are the earlies/main
Thanks for that!! I was really hoping that there would be some obvious difference like that. I've 3 ridges of LB's and 1 of Colleen... now we just have to sit back and see if its my hubby or myself th ...
  Topic: Potatoes... can't remember which are the earlies/main
slugsaway

Replies: 3
Views: 2625

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu May 06, 2010 8:18 am   Subject: Potatoes... can't remember which are the earlies/main
I know it is probably the most basic thing to label your veggie patch when you sow seed, but it never dawned on me at the time. Now my potatoes are poking through, the first ones to poke through were ...
 
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