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Mr Fothergill's Beetroot 'Remove' cylindrical variety


have been growing happily in my shaded greenhouse all through the July heatwave. It didnt seem to affect them at all.
I put 4 seedlings in 4" pots as an experiment.
Just kept them in a tray of water, sprayed with water
when it was really too hot for anything to survive. They were quite happy in there, with the door open.
As Beetroot grow on until the end of November, am now
sowing the rest of the packet. Will keep them in the same situation, using later on, as required.
Will get a new packet next year and do the same again.
Tomato ‘Sweet and Neat’ will be in a raised bed after June 1st next year.
We have to learn from plants how to help them survive without gallons of water in unexpected hot weather.
Thought other members may be interested.

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hello diane try the mono beetroot very good as they are one seed and not cluster so only one plant grows leaving no thinning out

13 Aug, 2015


With not having a greenhouse I keep trying tomatoes outside; they start off very promisingly then always fall to blight. Waiting to see how they do this year. Hallo Snoopdog by the way-thought you'd gone AWOL.

13 Aug, 2015


Toms need to be in a gh here, too cold on days like today, nippy easterlywind doesn't help

pleased your plants are doing well, like the sound of sweet n neat hope they have a good flavour too

13 Aug, 2015


hi davros still here keeping an eye on you :):):) go and answer my question

13 Aug, 2015

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