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MAKING PLANT FOOD FOR FREE

One of the easiest savings we can make in our garden is to produce our own liquid feeds.  A variety of plants can be used for this and will give us different feeds suitable for doing different tasks.  In my film I cover how to make an early season nitrogen rich feed and two ways of making potassium rich feed which is great for bulking up root crops and onions at this time of the season.

The other fantastic free resource we have which we should make more use of is urine this post explains why

The power of Pee

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BETTY’S TUMBLING TOMATOES

Quirky that’s the only way to describe how Betty decided to grow these tumbling tom tomatoes.With no space left in here greenhouse but a couple of tomato plants left she decided to utilize an old shower tidy!!.  The results surprised me,just goes to show how accommodating these tumblers are,and they taste good too

 

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Best tasting Tomatoes

In this film I get my Mum  Betty to blind taste selection of tomatoes, she has been eating tomatoes for breakfast for more than 75 years and chooses variety she grows( or has grown for her!) purely and simply  on taste. In her words there can be no other criteria and I totally agree

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TOMATO GROWING– SUMMER UPDATE

In this video I cover why you need to make the decision as to the final height of your tomato plants, and also  stress why defoliating or removing all leaves up to a swelling trust of tomatoes is important

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Tomato Feeding how to balance nutrients

In this video I explain why it’s important to understand what the nutrient values mean on the liquid feeds we use and how they interact to create problems when you’re growing tomatoes. We also cover why some trace elements are more important than others and update our growing grow bags or greenhouse boarders trial

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