The great rhubarb debate

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Re: The great rhubarb debate

Post: #160537 ina
Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:02 am

Desert? Weeeeeellllll - no. I think rhubarb is one of the few things that might do slightly better in damper and cooler conditions. (There has to be one thing that grows well here! :wink: )
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Re: The great rhubarb debate

Post: #160800 ~TheSandWitch~
Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:18 am

Hi Ina :salute:

Well, here goes again with the poor buggers :mrgreen: I bunged them all in the ground day before yesterday, into the shadiest places I have. They were really big, strong looking crowns and they've been fed lots of cowsh and mulched deeply with the goat's bedding...now I wait , with all my bits crossed. I LOVE rhubarb :cheers:

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Re: The great rhubarb debate

Post: #160806 ina
Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:29 am

Good luck!
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Re: The great rhubarb debate

Post: #160808 Millymollymandy
Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:34 am

Yes, good luck!!! Now I know you're planting in red arid bulldust somewhere 'near' to Alice Springs :lol: I think you're gonna need it! it doesn't even like Brittany summers and sandy soil and I'm sure we get a lot more rain than you do. :lol:
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Re: The great rhubarb debate

Post: #160812 Peggy Sue
Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:34 am

You may have to develop a love of chilli peppers rather than Rhubarb :lol: Thats a big ask....has nayone tried Rhubarb in a pot I wonder? At least you could give it heavier soil..... a very large pot like a barrel?
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Re: The great rhubarb debate

Post: #194516 MonsieurBOZ
Wed Apr 28, 2010 6:00 pm

I've always kept it in a pot - you don't want the blighter taking over the garden; especially when the garden in question is a 5m² patch of gravel!!


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