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The Vegetable Garden in October

The Vegetable Garden in October

Preparing the garden for winter I know I mentioned feeding your soil in some detail...

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Storing & Preserving Homegrown Vegetables.

Storing & Preserving Homegrown Vegetables.

As September is one of the busiest harvesting months, this week I thought it might...

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Aug 27, Growing Tomatoes. How to Grow tomatoes, Tomato Problems, Pests & Diseases, When to Plant.

Aug 27, Growing Tomatoes. How to Grow tomatoes, Tomato...

Here's all the information you need for growing tomatoes successfully first time...

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Aug 27, No dig gardens; how to grow vegetables by gardening without digging or tilling

Aug 27, No dig gardens; how to grow vegetables by gardening...

Gardening is sublime, especially growing your own vegetables in no dig gardens....

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Late August Garden Update & Protecting Your Soil.

Late August Garden Update & Protecting Your Soil.

This week we are back in the vegetable garden to look at growth towards the end...

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Aug 23, Slug and Snail Control. Natural, organic ways to deter and kill snails and slugs in the garden

Aug 23, Slug and Snail Control. Natural, organic ways to...

Exactly what you need to do for slug and snail control in the vegetable garden,...

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What to Grow in the Polytunnel in Winter

What to Grow in the Polytunnel in Winter

Winter in the Polytunnel or Greenhouse We had a number of questions recently on...

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Aug 6, Vegetable seed varieties. Different types of seeds, hybrids, heirloom and genetically modified

Aug 6, Vegetable seed varieties. Different types of seeds,...

What is the difference between heirlooms, hybrid seeds, and genetically modified...

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August In The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden

August In The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden

I can’t believe I am already writing about the vegetable garden in August, where...

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Tomato Troubles – a guide to tomato fruiting problems

Tomato Troubles – a guide to tomato fruiting problems

Tomato fruit problems In general tomatoes are easy to grow plants and will usually...

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How to Protect Cabbages and Carrots from 2 Common Pests

How to Protect Cabbages and Carrots from 2 Common Pests

Firstly, thank you to anyone who replied to last week’s mail expressing interest...

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Growing Peas and Beans in the Quickcrop Garden

Growing Peas and Beans in the Quickcrop Garden

I can’t tell you how much of a relief it is that the weather has warmed a little...

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Early May in the Quickcrop Vegetable Garden 2021

Early May in the Quickcrop Vegetable Garden 2021

When my daughter Anna (21, not living at home) called to tell us she had adopted...

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The Polytunnel in mid April 2021

The Polytunnel in mid April 2021

This week I thought I would concentrate on the polytunnel or greenhouse as there...

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The Vegetable Garden in April 2021

The Vegetable Garden in April 2021

Hi folks, I hope you all had a good Easter break. I don’t know what the weather...

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Vegetable Seed Sowing Times Tips

Vegetable Seed Sowing Times Tips

Seed sowing dates This week I thought it might be helpful to include some more detail...