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Post by Compostwoman on 4th August 2011, 12:50 pm

If you have outdoor tomatoes or potatoes and are in the UK be aware that the weather we are now having is ideal for Blight to occur.

Keep an eye on your crops!

Blight info website here

and Smith period warning website here

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Post by Sparhawk on 4th August 2011, 9:19 pm

Thanks CW...



Just cut the planty bits off of my first tyre tower, had a little furtle & just underneath the surface was a nice "little" single 13 oz bundle of "swift" potato... 'tiz by far the biggest I have grown ever, cigar any one!!!



& roll on 2 weeks time when I rootle my way down to the bottom of the tower & see whats down there!!! Cool

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