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Recent comments/tips

  • 21 Feb - Masego
    Hi, I live in Kimberley, Northern Cape. Is it a good time to buy strawberry plants or should rather wait for August?
    in Strawberries (from seeds)
  • 21 Feb - John
    We grow a variety called Biet Alpha and picked copious amounts of cucumbers off it. It is a more traditional green cucumber with bristle patches on the skin. The cucumbers were about 15-18 cm long...
    in Cucumber
  • 21 Feb - Sandy
    Just bought a property with what was told is asparagras. seems to be all fern its Febuary. From what i hv read in previous posts you let the fern dye down & fertilize but when does it come back to...
    in Asparagus
  • 21 Feb - Gaurav
    Hi Francie, I am not sure of the variety though I've seen something in Bunnings couple of months ago and that was specific to tomatoes. May be worth going/asking there? Not sure if this is of a...
    in Tomato
  • 20 Feb - Mike
    I suggest you read the commenst here about growing and harvesting ginger - it has it all here.
    in Ginger
  • 20 Feb - Mike
    Go to internet seed selling companies - Boondie Seed, Collection, New Life and look through the varieties there. You need a burping variety I have read.
    in Cucumber
  • 20 Feb - Mike
    Yes - make sure it has established itself a bit first - a few leaves. That stops it taking from the older plant. Next year cut all the runners off before they establish - or start a new lot. After...
    in Strawberry Plants

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