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How to Grow Turnips

Whats makes then so versatile is that the tops are as versatile and make great green and there are varieties called Rapini which dont produce a bulb at all the best variety for this is Rapa da foglia senza testa .
the only problems you may get are Flea beetle: Leaves are covered in small holes and damaged areas turn brown. Seedlings are particularly susceptible but using fleece with stop this


Growing Strawberries

Strawberries are incredibly easy to grow. Strawberry  can be grown in all sorts of ways, in borders, containers or hanging baskets and remember to add lots of organic matter such as compost or well-rotted manure before planting strawberry plants.
From planting out to picking, strawberries are the fastest fruit you can grow to give you a crop and at home the taste of strawberries will be unlike any you buy


How to grow and plant Sweetcorn

The real reason to grow sweetcorn is that until you do its hard to imagine just how wonderful it is quite simply covered in butter as it coverts sugars very quickly after picking
The latest sweetcorns have shorter growing seasons but its still much better to start then off undercover



Growing Chickpeas —How to sow and grow Chickpeas

One of the most ubiquitous foods we have is Hummus which can be transformed to another level if you have fresh Chickpeas and they are not difficult to grow if you follow some simple rules

Chickpeas are also well-known as garbanzo beans, and are a legume but not really a pea or a bean but do fix nitrogen into your soil so there no need to add nitrogen fertilizer

How to plant out your Chickpeas