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Leafydan

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Re: Onion bed
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2017, 15:19 »
Mammoth onions.co.uk. says it has been using the same onion Bed for 140 years ?


mumofstig

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Re: Onion bed
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2017, 15:31 »
Mammoth onions.co.uk. says it has been using the same onion Bed for 140 years ?
Another page that says
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The ground will also benefit from a watering of Jeyes Fluid after the crop has been harvested; this again will kill any unwanted bacteria or fungi.

As has already been noted this method cannot be recommended as  Jeyes /Armillatox are not licensed as soil sterilants.
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rowlandwells

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Re: Onion bed
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2017, 19:45 »
there seems to be much said about either spraying the onion bed prior to planting and the effects using such methods mite do more harm than good a tricky one this dammed if do dammed if you don't having said that your replies really do make me think on what's best  :unsure:



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