Category Archives: Bale bed

How to sow Courgette and Squash

This film covers when to sow Cougette,which are also called Zucchini  Squash and Pumpkins and why sowing to early leads to weaker less productive plants.
These are the varieties that over the years I have found have the best taste and store well

Courgette Rugosa Friulana

Courgette Tondo di Piacenza Emilia Romagna  Round courgette can be stuffed and baked

Winter squash

Sweet Dumpling   small can be baked whole has taste similar to sweet potato

Blue kuri and Red Kuri Small medium stores well nice nutty taste

Marina di Chioggia  Medium to large

Musquee de Provence  Large stores well

Once there ready to plant out a great space saving way is

Courgettes on your compost heap or they are fantastic in

No Dig Bale Bed

 

 

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NO DIG STRAW BALE BED UPDATE

One of the quickest ways to make a No-Dig bed and this update shows just how productive it can be with very little input,in fact this bed was left very much to its own devices and wasnt treated like a film set more like an Allotment of a busy gardener.

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