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What’s Wrong With My Tomatoes?

Check out this diagram of possible tomato issues then read the solutions below! Still puzzled? Call us on 045879138 or email info@johnstowngardencentre.ie Wilt: Water more Whitefly/greenfly/blackfly: SB Invigorator Red Spider Mite: SB Invigorator Sun Scortch: Blossom End Rot: Water regularly Fruit Splitting: Water Regularly Caterpillars: Pick them off Tomato Blight: Blight Control Greenback: It's too hot - give more ventilation ...
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Rootstocks Explained

Rootstocks are essentially used to control certain aspects or features of fruit trees such as size, hardiness and disease resistance. They have other specific influences such as winter hardiness, early yield, good fruit size, phytophora and collar rot resistance, replant disease tolerance and mildew and woolly aphid resistance. The one thing they all have in common is that they produce ...
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Growing Carrots

Freshly pulled carrots taste fantastic compared to shop bought or processed carrots in ready to eat dinners, or microwave bags. These really are tasteless. Carrots grow great in tall containers such as old dustbins, long pipes or high deep pots as their roots can grow long and straight and the plants are high above their enemy – the carrot root …

Growing Sweet Potatoes

Home production of Sweet potato can be done in big plastic containers, on the patio and therefore makes the crop available for a wider range of consumers. This crop is especially interesting for younger people without a garden who want to grow something special and have been travelling to countries like USA, Australia, Middle East and many of the Pacific …