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Why is it that year after year my tomatoes rot on the vine before they are ripe?

  • Selina asked 2 years ago
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I have trouble these bugs, mainly on my runner beans.
I have tried using diatomeous earth sprayed every 4 days but this doesn’t stop the problems.
Do you have any suggestions to control them?
Steve Holroyd , Tokoroa

  • Stephen Holroyd asked 2 years ago
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Hi Guys,
Neil here from Thames. I’m having probs of obtaining the right kind of spray of dealing insect eating my Cabbages etc. I have been using YATES bug oil but it doesn’t appear to be doing anything. What should I use?? cheers. Neil.

  • Neil Warne asked 2 years ago
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Which months of the year are there likely to be little or no presence of aphids and white butterfly’s around New Plymouth?

  • Alistair Morine asked 2 years ago
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Am a complete newbee to Vege gardening, have bed ready, but what is recommened for planing now ? keen on growing Kale is this ok now ?

  • Dave asked 2 years ago
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Both the silver beat and spinach I grow has developed a brown colouring on the leaves that looks like rust. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

  • Deane Walford asked 2 years ago
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Hi there – did you know there’s currently a competition open to schools, enviro’ groups and ag clubs to win $500 towards creating or developing an edible garden. It’s run by not-for-profit organisation Soil, Food & Society. Here’s the link: https://www.soilfoodsociety.online/edible-garden-competition. Is this something you could put into your newsletters? Thank you : )

  • Lisa Carruthers asked 2 years ago
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On the shortest day last winter I planted several sprouting garlic cloves – some in pots and some around the edge of a vegetable plot. In early January when the tops had dried off I harvested them and was disappointed to find they had not grown into a proper corm, dust one small bulb resembling a spring onion. Can you please explain why this has happened and how I can rectify it.

  • Jan Robertson asked 2 years ago
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  • Chris Townsend asked 2 years ago
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We grew stunning looking corn this year but it was not sweet tasting. How do we increase the sugar content?

  • Kirstie asked 2 years ago
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Could you please tell me when its the right time to harvest pumpkin and how best to store for future use?

  • Francie Clegg asked 2 years ago
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I will have a few pumpkins growing on my vines during the next few months. How can I tell when they are ready to harvest?

  • Graham asked 2 years ago
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  • Yvonne Standing asked 2 years ago
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Dear sir/madam,

I have five potatoes plants growing in a stack of four tyres. One of the plants has gone yellow and is dying. I read that this means the potatoes are ready. however the other four plants are still green and one still has flowers. Can I leave the potatoes in there until all the plants yellow or will the ones ready now rot and affect the others?

please advise.

regards,
Alex

  • Alex asked 2 years ago
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Hi i have just had a super season with tomatoes, cucumbers, etc .I am now pulling the plants out , will i have to change the soil or just add stuff to it . This is the 1st year I have had a tunnel house.

  • Margaret Smith asked 2 years ago
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Could you please tell me what you would recommend I spray the plants in my glasshouse with, they are getting covered in tiny white fly. Initially I sprayed with a baking soda recipe, but that didn’t look at it, then I tried a bought spray that had white fly on the label. This hasn’t worked either. I am growing tomatoes, capsicums and have just pulled out the cucumbers. The tomatoes are the worst plants infested with this little blighter but the fruit aren’t affected at all – the plants are pumping out tomatoes. Thanks for your help.

  • Jane Utting asked 2 years ago
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One tomatoe plant in my green house has yellow at the top of the core, any idea why?

  • Heather Wiggins asked 2 years ago
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I have grown potatoes in tyres this year and they came away looking really good I thought the wind had caught one lot and all the leaves started to droop and then look as though they had died went looking for some potatoes and found a few but even though they look good they are soft what has gone wrong??

  • Ann asked 2 years ago
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