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Autumn-fruiting raspberries

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
This is the first proper fruiting year from many of my raspberry canes, and I’m pleased they are cropping so heavily. Continue reading...
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Growing veg in containers: keep it cropping

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
As container-grown fruit and veg start to crop, it's important keep your eye on the ball to ensure they stay productive. Continue reading...
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Starting a veg patch

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Grow & eat
My elder son Archie made his first vegetable garden this year, in the back garden of a slightly scummy, student infested house in deepest Peckham. Continue reading...
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Cherries, plums and gages

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Our plum and gage trees are laden with fruit - so much so that the heavy crops are bending branches. Continue reading...
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Ornamental veg

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
We all want colour in our gardens, so what about colour in our veg plots and allotments? Continue reading...
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Garden birds, squirrels and fruit crops

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
Sometimes wildlife crosses the line between welcome resident and unwanted nuisance. Continue reading...
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Grow Yourself Healthy: July

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
I've never known greenhouse tomatoes to grow so quickly, with the tips of most plants already reaching the roof. Each is carrying four or five trusses of fruit [...] Continue reading...
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Harvesting soft fruit

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Today I ventured into the currant bushes with my harvesting bowls. I soon realized that one of the blackbirds was sitting, watching me at work. Continue reading...
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Growing veg in containers - garden pests

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
Regular readers of this blog will know that I'm a bit of a soft touch when it comes to 'pests'... Continue reading...
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Growing dwarf French beans

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
I adore these juicy, tender beans and would much rather tuck in to a home-grown crop than imported varieties, shipped all the way from Egypt or Kenya. Continue reading...
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