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Hello , planted some Chick peas and they seem to be growing , nobody on my allotments has grown them before , so exciting to seem them coming on
Anybody out there grow them ?
Whats patty pan sunburst ? Always willing to try something different
Try growing globe artichoke and celeriac
The party pans sounds interesting , will try them next year as I will have lots of extra room on my allotment as we orignally had half and have just taken on the other half
you must have been unlucky with the celeriac all our germinated
I am going to put some spinach and chard in over the weekend both kept growing over the winter
I'm trying grafted tomatoes outdoors. Going very well, 8ft plants, loads of toms, just started picking
Hello , just dug up my Purple potatoes , Ablert Barlet Purple Majesty
if you want something different grow these because when they are cooked they keep there colour ie. Purple
given some to friends last year and some didn't like like them , taste was fine just the colour put them off , personally I think they are great , salad , boiled or mashed
Crown prince squash. Lots of tennis ball sized fruit have set at the moment. They can grow 4 kg each so it could be interesting.
Also , last year I grew seaweed kale, which we enjoyed all winter.
Crown Prince is lovely and has great flavour. This year I'm trying Baby Blue and Sweet Dumpling as they're smaller and it'll just be me and OH as Possum is living in student digs this year.
I grew pointy cabbage for the first time this year and have been very pleased with the crop so far so will grow more of it next year. After years of not bothering I have one courgette plant and it's doing fine.
Normal veggies for me are red oak leaf lettuce, radicchio and cos lettuces; broccoli, PSB, fennel, kale, Savoy cabbage, red cabbage, Swiss chard, beetroot, rhubarb and soft fruits.
I have tomatoes and chilli plants safely tucked up in the greenhouse but they were outside in a hot spell in May when we had a murderous hailstorm so are only half the size they should be and the crop will be late. I'm trying Brandywine toms this year and new chillies for me - Hungarian Black and Bulgarian carrot.