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  Topic: Which first earlies?
stonehead

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:46 am   Subject: Which first earlies?
Grew Homegaurds for earlies last year, yeilds were so so and spuds were on the small size.For Mains i went with Dessire and Sarpo Mira again yeilds were down but i'l blame that on the weather. Dessire ...
  Topic: Grow Your Own Chillies (Ireland) Everything You Need To Know
stonehead

Replies: 6
Views: 36038

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 1:00 pm   Subject: Grow Your Own Chillies (Ireland) Everything You Need To Know
Hi Mariafp, I grew chilli,s myself last year and like yours they were slow to flower and produce chilli,s, but hang on in there they should be ok as mine gave me chilli,s all the way to christmas and ...
  Topic: Commom Cabbage-Cow Cabbage
stonehead

Replies: 8
Views: 6497

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:44 pm   Subject: Commom Cabbage-Cow Cabbage
Google "The cabbage that is king"
  Topic: courgettes rotting??
stonehead

Replies: 7
Views: 4290

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:12 am   Subject: courgettes rotting??
Did a bit of reading up regarding my own problem and it looks to me to be a fungal growth called Botrytis or grey mould. The spores are spred in the air or by rain or water splash, and usually get int ...
  Topic: courgettes rotting??
stonehead

Replies: 7
Views: 4290

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:24 am   Subject: courgettes rotting??
Have been having a similar problem myself this year, just after the flowers drop of a grey mould appears and then the courgette rots away. Any ideas !
Powdery mildew maybe or does that just affect t ...
  Topic: Late spuds?
stonehead

Replies: 1
Views: 1647

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:45 am   Subject: Late spuds?
Why not give it a shot you have nothing to lose, seen that you have the tunnel.


Stonehead.
  Topic: Potatoes
stonehead

Replies: 3
Views: 2560

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:42 am   Subject: Potatoes
I would probably go ahead and cut them them down and even dig them up, just my opinion though !

Stonehead.
  Topic: Desiree spuds
stonehead

Replies: 3
Views: 2781

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:34 am   Subject: Desiree spuds
Grew this variety for the 2nd year myself, there a lovely spud and a good yelder unfortunately had a lot of slug damage this year.

Stonehead.
  Topic: MY courgette plant is not looking so hot.
stonehead

Replies: 4
Views: 3320

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:58 am   Subject: MY courgette plant is not looking so hot.
Hi onemanorthree, to me it looks like you don,t have enough soil or compost in the container and they may not be getting enough nutrients, courgettes are hungry feeders at this stage give them some to ...
  Topic: Hello
stonehead

Replies: 6
Views: 7081

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:14 pm   Subject: Hello
Smashing photos and a fine looking boat. Can you make it to sea thru Ardnacrusha or do you have to trailer it ?.

Welcome to the forum Bill.

Stonehead.
  Topic: 2012 Irish Blog Awards
stonehead

Replies: 14
Views: 16599

PostForum: Recipe drop   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:42 pm   Subject: 2012 Irish Blog Awards
"Stands well without spliting" that,s me ! Wink


Stonehead.
  Topic: 2012 Irish Blog Awards
stonehead

Replies: 14
Views: 16599

PostForum: Recipe drop   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:42 am   Subject: 2012 Irish Blog Awards
Its a great blog simon keep it up. and you got my vote


Stonehead.
  Topic: I've bought some seed spuds, now what?
stonehead

Replies: 18
Views: 23404

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:21 pm   Subject: I've bought some seed spuds, now what?
Hi John, looks to me like a bit of wind scorch and the ground looks very dry are you able to get water to them ?
  Topic: when to harvest first earlies.
stonehead

Replies: 13
Views: 9605

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:56 pm   Subject: when to harvest first earlies.
Had a sneek preview at my first earlies today (home gaurds) and i though they would be a lot further on then they are, they were planted on the 12th march and they are still the size of marbels. So I' ...
  Topic: Asparagus question
stonehead

Replies: 3
Views: 1953

PostForum: Vegetable growing, fruit and allotments in Ireland   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 1:27 pm   Subject: Asparagus question
Hello all , like your self Simon i was giving a few crowns last year, don't know what variety they are and still don't but they are purple in colour. Anyway what i did with them was dig a trench, lin ...
 
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