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Harvesting the first of the brassicas…

It’s that time of year when you can start to harvest some of your brassicas. They’ve been growing really well all summer and your managed to keep the birds and most of the butterflies at bay. So now you get … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Update….

“How’s everything getting on in the greenhouse?” I hear you cry….. Well let’s have a look shall we…..

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Harvesting Tomatoes

It’s that wonderful time of year when you get to harvest your wonderful, warm, sweet tomatoes. Whether you are growing them in a greenhouse or out in the garden, they will taste amazing!! Here’s how I harvest mine….

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Harvesting my Onions….

Please don’t cry it’s only onions…. Now the tops have gone all droopy it’s time to harvest my onions. Considering as they went in very late they’ve not done too bad….

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Harvesting my first potatoes….

Now is that time of year when we start to harvest our potatoes. Freshly harvested and cooked potatoes have so much flavour, it makes you realise how flavourless the ones in the shops are. Here’s how I’m harvesting mine this … Continue reading

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Harvesting your garlic

It time for me to harvest my garlic, and it’s very easy to do. Make sure that you dry the bulbs for at least a month before storing otherwise they may go mouldy. If you want to store them in … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th July 2018 – Starting the fruit bed.

It’s been a long time coming, but I’ve finally started to put some bits in the fruit bed. The other 3 beds are full of veggies which are growing so well. The fruit bed is still only half full with … Continue reading

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