Questions about: Vegetables & Herbs

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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, Kale prefers cool temperatures. Frost will sweeten the taste, while heat turns kale bitter. Sow in February-March for a winter harvest. Sor...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: kale
Answered: 01:29PM, 18 Jan 2010
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Wendy
Answer: Hi Wendy, there is no point planting mature onions that have already been harvested, unless you want them to flower and produce seed perhaps, or th...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: onions
Answered: 11:46AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Margaret
Answer: Hi Margaret, pick at about 15cm max and cook with skin on.
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Zucchini
Answered: 10:53AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Gay
Answer: Hi Gay, apart form other nutrition or soil problems you may also have, this sounds more like a problem with salt in the groundwater. pH only tells...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: veges
Answered: 09:35AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Belinda
Answer: Hi Belinda if plants have shown no growth from the start you have major fertiliser problems. Slow release fertilisers applied after 6 weeks by the...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomatoes
Answered: 09:05AM, 18 Jan 2010
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ashley
Answer: Dear Ashley, You can harvest the fruit when the surface of the fruit is somewhat soft to the touch and being readily indented when light pressure i...
Answered: 03:16PM, 15 Jan 2010
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Sharon
Answer: Dear Sharon, Your zucchini plants have what is called “blossom-end rot”. This problem occurs only on the fruit at the blossom end, the ...
Answered: 03:56PM, 14 Jan 2010
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jeff
Answer: Dear Jeff, It would appear that your butternut pumpkins have not been properly pollinated. The plant will carry both male and female flowers on th...
Answered: 11:32AM, 13 Jan 2010
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Robert
Answer: Dear Robert, It could be that if you have grown your silverbeet from purchased seedlings, they could have been old at the time of purchased and hav...
Answered: 11:19AM, 13 Jan 2010