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Rampant rust

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
This year rust hit my garlic so early that although there are a few respectably sized bulbs, most are half their usual size. Continue reading...
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A plumb job

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
What a disappointment! The plums looked lovely, as my picture shows, but they taste of nothing...Is it just me or are plums everywhere particularly tasteless this year? Continue reading...
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Tasty tomatoes

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
This is the time of year when I go tomato crazy. Suddenly I've gone from eating relatively few tomatoes to buying punnet loads from the shops. Continue reading...
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Carrot crisis

By Jane Moore in Grow & eat
This season I simply can't get carrots to germinate! I've sown and sown and sown - yes three times! And still I only get one or two carrots growing each time. Continue reading...
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Lost crop of the Incas

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
At last my achocha have been planted... later than I wanted, but time has been against me and I didn't fancy getting soaked in a July deluge! (Call this global warming?). I love the way unusual crops, like achocha, always get visitors to my garden talking. Continue reading...
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