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well watered. A fairly sheltered spot in full or part sun will suit them best. It's a good idea to make several sowings at two or three week intervals, to increase the potential harvesting period.Sugar snap pea seedsGood quality seed compostSmall pots
.AdamMake sure you plant your pumpkin in a patch of land you can spare for a few months – it takes about18 to 22 weeks between sowing and harvesting.Water regularly, keeping the soil moist at all times. The stress of drought causes the plant to make a greater
carrots in containersHarvesting carrots, with MontyProtecting crops from carrot root flyBenefit from crop rotationView a variety of vegetable plantsFind plants suitable to full sun
aubergines per plant.Aubergine seedsMulti-purpose compostSeed compostSelection of pots of different sizesVermiculiteFebruary (sowing) to October (harvesting)Fill pots with seed compost and lightly firm the surface. Place up to seven seeds on the surface
be compromised by the combined herbivore stress of millions of tiny grubs munching away at the leaves, but we managed a good harvest from the park last September.I also noticed the litter strewn around the park. Now, this isn't local yobs leaving their beer cans
children used to sing a song about them "sleeping in a blankety bed" at Harvest festivals which always made me smile). All hail the broad bean, Emperor of Pulses.
harvest of rich dark soil ... full of egg shells. Oh well. They soon get broken into pieces as we mulch them in; they'll help improve the drainage.
on one side so we junked it and my quest began again.There's a lot of debate over which is greener. To make an artificial tree involves a fair bit of plastic and it's obviously not compostable. But the harvest and transportation of real trees uses a lot
weeks ago, when I put my first homegrown aubergine of the year on a pizza and ate it in front of the non-grafted plants, which had only just come into flower. I've already harvested two aubergines, and another grafted plant has three fruits growing
) – and produced a value for every crop. The main factors she considered were:1. The length of time a crop is in the ground before being harvested.2. The number of helpings you'd pick per square metre.Crops that grew quickly and produced high yields received a