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Share The Thinnings Love

I was busily thinning the beetroot seedlings this week and I just couldn't bring myself to consign these to the compost heap, so I gave them to my gardening loving neighbour. She was genuinely pleased to re...
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My Caribbean Kitchen Garden

The kitchen worktop is covered in carefully arranged seed packets as I plot out what to grow and where to grow it.  As I look out at the garden I have decided that the patio will be the place where I will be gr...
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A Time To Sow – February Planting

I love February because it signals the time to sow Leeks. Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables to grow. They don't necessarily need a lot of space and they will stand over winter into Spring (pretty as a pi...
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Diggin’ It

Harvesting second crop of beetroot. These made for delicious salads and juices. Plant in succession to get continuous cropping. Plant some extra seeds in a tray to grow a quick crop of shoots, delicious for gr...