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completely so that you can save their seed to raise more next year.So, what's your favourite salad crop?
Last summer I discovered a twining, tender climber called Lophospermum, or lofos. I bought two varieties, 'Burgundy Falls' and 'Summer Cream' (both pictured left), as plug plants from a mail-order seed company. I grew my lofos under cover, in 7
to keep up with my seed sowing, so a few seeds of different salads are sown in modular trays every couple of weeks. This raises nice young plants to use to fill gaps or replace older salads now past their best.And by salad leaves I don't just mean lettuce
just use layers and layers of old bubble wrap I’ve saved from packaging during the year, and hold this in place with elastic bands.4. Fill the bird feedersThere’s been an endless queue of birds to the feeders over the past week. They’re certainly hungry
Geoff to save grapes from his vine to make the raisins for his mince pies or Christmas pud either. My memory fails me as to which brother, Geoff or Tony, won most often, but what a wonderful family tradition they enjoyed together.Of course, Boxing Day