Questions about: Vegetables & Herbs

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DEB
Answer: Brown onions should be left in the ground until their leaves turn brown and fall over naturally. When this happens it means the plant has stopped g...
Answered: 11:03AM, 28 Jan 2010
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june
Answer: Dear June, How wonderful to be starting a vegetable garden in such a lovely place. You will certainly now have a wide choice in the type of vegeta...
Answered: 11:35AM, 27 Jan 2010
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Rob
Answer: Hi Rob, in the hot conditions you are having, seeds planted close to the surface, like carrots, will need watering twice a day at least to germinat...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Carrots
Answered: 07:20AM, 22 Jan 2010
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Mara
Answer: Dear Mara, It sounds like your cucumber plants are not being properly pollinated. The first flowers that appear are male then followed by the fema...
Answered: 01:21PM, 25 Jan 2010
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leonie
Answer: Hi Leonie, these plants sound like they are under-fertilised and short of calcium in the soil. Lime needs to be added before your next crop. Too ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomato
Answered: 09:01AM, 25 Jan 2010
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mathew
Answer: Hi Mathew, I can offer no explanation for this other than the possibility of copper from the water or the cooking pot having some sort of chemical ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Beans
Answered: 07:50AM, 19 Jan 2010
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tina
Answer: Dear Tina When growing herbs, you will need to have a place in your garden where the soil has been improved with organic matter, where the soil is ...
Answered: 11:05AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Sam
Answer: Hi Sam, sounds like you may have pollination problems. Eggplants usually self pollinate but bees are a benefit too. Perhaps going from flower to f...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Eggplant
Answered: 12:36PM, 20 Jan 2010
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, hard to answer without a great deal more detail, but to get 100% nil germination usually indicates a problem with the conditions. it ca...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: rocket
Answered: 10:12AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, I haven’t been able to locate a supplier of hominy corn seed in Australia, but you might find a mail order seed supplier in the U.S. ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: kale seed
Answered: 09:57AM, 20 Jan 2010