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  Topic: Summer Raspberry canes in blossom with fruit forming
sporty

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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:18 pm   Subject: Summer Raspberry canes in blossom with fruit forming
I live in South Dublin city near the coast. I've had raspberry canes for decades but over last few weeks I'm seeing something new. Canes that fruited in June were cut out in mid August. Now on a few p ...
  Topic: Raspberry canes wilting and dying
sporty

Replies: 6
Views: 7811

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:47 am   Subject: Photos added
A few pictures of problem developing, you can see that new canes from same plants are doing fine. Could it just be the extraordinary heat - temperature around 27 during last few days ??

Thanks to a ...
  Topic: Raspberry canes wilting and dying
sporty

Replies: 6
Views: 7811

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:48 pm   Subject: Raspberry canes wilting and dying
I've a fair few raspberry mature canes. This years crop is good so far but I notice some canes still with fruit on them are wilting and seem to be dying. Each of the canes in distress has a healthy(so ...
  Topic: Indentify plant please
sporty

Replies: 2
Views: 3500

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:57 pm   Subject: Indentify plant please
Thanks for info and advice - I'll get she who must be obeyed as taster next time Laughing
  Topic: Indentify plant please
sporty

Replies: 2
Views: 3500

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:12 pm   Subject: Indentify plant please
New to my patch and I don't know what it is. Thought it might be rocket but tastes bland. See photos
Any ideas ?
Thank you
  Topic: Identify a moss type weed
sporty

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:57 pm   Subject: Identify a moss type weed
Inishindie, thanks very much for your response. I think you're spot on and I'll see what I can do to get rid of it - bit of decent weather would be a help !!
  Topic: Identify a moss type weed
sporty

Replies: 3
Views: 11792

PostForum: Irish Weeds & Pests and Diseases of the garden.   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:47 pm   Subject: Identify a moss type weed
Just wondering if anybody knows how to get rid of moss like growth in attached photo. It has a scaly texture with very little root and tends to fall apart when trying to pluck it out. It is appearing ...
  Topic: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
sporty

Replies: 8
Views: 9150

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:14 pm   Subject: April update on same plant
Now that Spring is here an update on the plant in question. The second fruit that formed last Autumn was tasteless so if it blossoms twice again this year I'll cut them saving the effort plant made. ...
  Topic: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
sporty

Replies: 8
Views: 9150

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:06 am   Subject: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
Just an update on previous - fruit now nearly ready first week October. See phot
  Topic: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
sporty

Replies: 8
Views: 9150

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:48 am   Subject: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
Walltoall, Thanks very much for your explanation, blossoms really had me puzzled. Plenty of bees around here so let's see if fruit developes. Photos of same plant in early May and today included.
As ...
  Topic: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
sporty

Replies: 8
Views: 9150

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:15 pm   Subject: Strawberry plants blossoming a second time
I've about 50 plants outdoors in grow bags etc. They all were grown from runners from an original 5 plants. All fruited well from late May to early July. About 3 weeks ago I tidied up plants for Winte ...
  Topic: Strawberry plants worn out ?
sporty

Replies: 2
Views: 3074

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:55 am   Subject: Strawberry plants worn out ?
Thanks for advice.
Would I right in thinking that plants that drop their activity at reproduction runners would in following season also wind down the alternative means of reproduction - blossoms, f ...
  Topic: Strawberry plants worn out ?
sporty

Replies: 2
Views: 3074

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:02 pm   Subject: Strawberry plants worn out ?
Wondering if 3 year old strawberry plants may have peaked their fruiting output. This year plenty of fruit but no runners whereas year 1 and 2 plenty of fruit and runners. Is runner absence a sign tha ...
 
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