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Winter Salads

One of the great pleasures of growing vegetables is to be able to harvest fresh salad in the cooler months,the flavor seems fresher and more welcome through autumn and Winter

its important to use varieties that are adapted to growing in these cooler conditions

The varieties that work for me are Continue reading Winter Salads

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GROWING POTATOES IN A BAG – CROPPING

If you dont want to devote the space to growing main crop potatoes in your garden or you would like to new potatoes with your Christmas dinner the best way to grow them is in a container or bag. I have never seen the point in paying good money for a ‘specific potato growing bag’ when they are perfectly happy in a recycling bag supplied by yoru local council. Just 12 weeks after planting these potatoes I show you what sort of crop you can expect from them.

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NO DIG STRAW BALE RAISED BED CONSTRUCTION

The title is far more complicated than the construction!!
One of the quickest and most effective ways of creating a new productive vegetable bed is by combining the techniques of No-Dig growing and the use of Straw or Hay bales.This film explains how and why i find this such a great way to add growing beds quickly and get the bed productively producing fresh vegetables the shortest time.

Its so easy to build and within 40minuites i was planting Courgettes,Summer Squash and Winter Squash in this new No-Dig Raised bed

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NO DIG HOT BED—– APRIL UPDATE

This second film shows the amazing germination and growth that the hotbed generates after only a few weeks while growth in the normal beds at this time of year is nearly at a standstill, or at best just starting.

 

If you would more information on Hotbeds I have compiled a resource post which contains all my films on hotbeds,  just click the link below

Hotbed resource

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