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Fri 30-Aug-13
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AngieR
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Hello. My peppers, aubergines and squashes are flowering but as yet I have only a few buds turning to fruit. Is it a bit late now? what_the_heck

Fri 30-Aug-13
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Welcome Angie - I don't grow these so not able to help, but there will certainly be someone along very shortly who will be able to.

In the meantime, perhaps you would like to introduce yourself in the

'Introduce yourself and say Hello'  thread - it's always good to hear about new friends.
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Fri 30-Aug-13
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wlecome Angie, I still have peppers flowering and fruiting, mine are indoors and I usually pick them while they are still quite small and green to keep them going.

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Welcome Angiewave

Our butternut squashes (outside) are fruiting well, with the fruits getting quite big, but nowhere near ripe yet.  The aubergine and peppers are both in the polytunnel, the aubergine hasn't yet fruited and the peppers have only a couple of tiny green fruits.  All the above are much later than last year, due to the horrible cold wet Spring I guess.  But I think there's still time, certainly down here at any rate.  Whereabouts are you?  Yes, as Val (Brightspark) says, do post in the Introductions thread, we do like to know a bit about new members! smile

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Think it is a bit late for them to fruit, Angie, but you can but live in hope. Tina x

Fri 30-Aug-13
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I am in Fife , in Scotland, and have already harvested one lot of Peppers, from the Greenhouse, the second lot, Ihave just cut off the top bits to let the others ripen, but they are already a good size, about the size of  Clementines, so could be used now. Up to my Ears in Chutneying.

Fri 30-Aug-13
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Fri 30-Aug-13
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Hi Angie,

I think it's too late for the squashes - the only time I successfully grew them, they needed a fairly long time to ripen.

The peppers should be ok if they are in a greenhouse. My various chilli plants have only a single fruit between them but they are indoors so I'm not too worried about them.

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