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Planting Sweetcorn with Beans

A classic technique often recommended for interplanting crops is the 3 sisters, were Corn has beans and squash planted between

This method was used by the Plains Indians in the USA and works very well , unfortunately when applied to UK conditions and varieties it doesn’t!!

I have developed a method Continue reading Planting Sweetcorn with Beans

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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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How Double Dig

 

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THINGS TO SOW AND PLANT IN OCTOBER

In this video I cover the things you can plant or sow in your garden in October and also some jobs that you can be getting on with!

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