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Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 22 Oct, Pippa (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Contact chirene at cfruit. [email protected]
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 21 Oct, (Australia - temperate climate)
Can you put me in touch with some Australian choko growers please.
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 21 Oct, Carine (Australia - temperate climate)
I notice that someone asked the question of where you can source choko tubers, but there is no reply. I would be interested to know as I am looking for some tubers myself. Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated. With many thanks.
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 22 Oct, anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Buy from a shop then leave them sit in the cupboard or windowsill. Go to google and research how to grow choko.
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 22 Oct, Paul (Australia - temperate climate)
I just planted a whole choko in the ground and forgot about it. Had to get rid of it in the end as it got a bit out of hand.
Tomato 21 Oct, Michael (Australia - temperate climate)
Can tomatoes grow alongside zucchini
Tomato 22 Oct, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Zucchini like to spread out .
Tomato 22 Oct, anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Read the notes in Zucchini - the answer is there.
Strawberry Plants 20 Oct, Kay (Australia - tropical climate)
I have strawberry plant in terracotta pot. huge number of berries but they get soft patches before ripening and taste awful, sour but juicy. They are beautiful in colour and smell very berry like. Its under eastern facing stairs, gets some direct sun but mostly filtered light, has a saucer, has had liquid flowering fertilizer each 2 weeks. thanks everyone
Strawberry Plants 21 Oct, Anon (Australia - tropical climate)
Maybe more sunlight and air to dry them out. Less water also ?????. If in the tropics you season is probably finished by now - mine are - sub tropical.
Strawberry Plants 19 Oct, Deb (Australia - temperate climate)
What month should strawberry plants be planted. I've noticed they are in the nurseries now.
Strawberry Plants 21 Oct, anon (Australia - temperate climate)
In Qld the first 2 weeks of April.
Strawberry Plants 21 Oct, anon (Australia - temperate climate)
Did you read the notes here - it tells you.
Ginger 17 Oct, Mr. Nic MILLS (Australia - temperate climate)
Dear Sir or Madam, Where in Australia can I buy HEIRLOOM GINGER PLANTS to go in my garden in Newcastle NSW ??? Thanks, Nic ( 0417 657 120 ) By mobile would be the best way to give me the info please.
Ginger 18 Oct, anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I suggest you do some searching on the internet. If you can't find any go to your supermarket/green grocer and buy some.
Potato 17 Oct, Alan (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
When do they harvest potatoes
Potato 18 Oct, anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
15-20weeks from planting. Read up on the internet. HOW TO GROW POTATOES
Tomato 17 Oct, lindsayshand (New Zealand - temperate climate)
what can i use to set my tomatoes to fruit
Tomato 18 Oct, Anon (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
A few tips on growing tomatoes - make sure you have good rich prepared soil. Dig a hole 50cm deep and 60cm diameter. Put compost/manure into the soil or a hand full of fertiliser and mix it in. Plant the tomato in a bit of a hole and as it grows fill the hole in. Give tomatoes a good deep watering. Too much N and you will have a lot of leaves and little fruit. Too little fertiliser and you will have a small plant and a little crop. The secret is to know how much fert to put on and when. And start with a good strong seedling.
Ginger 16 Oct, John (Australia - temperate climate)
I’d like to grow ginger in planter boxes in a full sun location. Sydney NSW location. Does ginger tolerate warm to hot soil situations?
Ginger 18 Oct, anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Read the notes here about growing it. The first short sentence.
Garlic 16 Oct, Khomotso (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Can I grow garlic in tunnels and what will I need to harvest successfully
Tomato 16 Oct, barry rowcliffe (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
can you give some information on coral tree tomato, I bought a plant today but their is no information on .thanks barry.
Rhubarb 14 Oct, Ross (Australia - temperate climate)
I was wondering what sort of rhubarb plant to buy as I live in Adelaide . Did have one in a pot but I think the heat got to it.
Rhubarb 16 Oct, Anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
There green stem ones and red stem ones. Look at seed selling company on the internet. I use Boondie Seeds.
Ginger 14 Oct, Maria (Australia - temperate climate)
I want to buy some ginger ideal for planting. In have it planted but I harvested it too soon and the shoot that remained in ground died out and now I can’t get any in my area to plant it again where can I buy some in melb metro area
Ginger 14 Oct, anon (Australia - temperate climate)
Read the notes here . You can try to grow it in Melb, but you will have a small crop. Buy from a shop.
Watermelon 13 Oct, Mokone j mahlatsi (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Hi can you assist with black diamond watermelon and citrulus lanatus Carolina cross How must I plant and grow ? Thank you
Radish 11 Oct, Danny (New Zealand - temperate climate)
why are my radish going to seed? Have very big top and no radish.. have done for about 3 years .
Radish 14 Oct, anon (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
If they have very big leafy tops you are over fertilising BIG TIME. Plant radish after a leafy crop so that a lot of the N has been used. My experience is to grow radish into winter -sub tropical.
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