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Best ways of preserving beetroot

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 18:23

We just eat them with whatever the slugs have left of the lettuce. If you freeze them they go soft and can only be eaten hot when they are defrosted ie they're no good as salad stuff!

winter fushia

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 09:07

Mrs Popple is incredibly hardy except for one year old cuttings which do best overwintered in a cold frame

Talkback: How to take summer cuttings

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:29
Excellent article but even better to use a bigger pot and put a transparent yoghourt pot in the middle; surround with compost and proceed as in the article. This way you can see how many roots have grown and judge when to pot on easily.
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