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How to grow Agretti Roscano Barba di Frate

Even when your hot bed cools down in the Summer you are left with an incredibly productive No-Dig bed which can be utilised When you have harvested your early crops you can then grow later crops such as runner beans, courgettes or other summer veg using the rotting muck to full advantage, through into the  Autumn when it can be remade to produce the heat that gives it its name
This bed was sown with Agretti  which tastes like samphire and has been cropping for over 6 months .Agretti is also known as Agretto , Roscano or Barba di Frate

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