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Starting carrots in the root trainer

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Way back in March when I was getting the spring planting underway, I spoke to you about the problems I can have getting carrots and beetroot to take. Mostly due to the length of time it takes for the ground to heat up here in Scotland and the fact that […]

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2018 – reflection on the year past

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It has been such a busy year at Ar Bruadair this year, it almost seems to have passed in a flash so I though it might be a good thing to pause and reflect on things before getting stuck head on into 2019. Every year has ups and downs, and […]

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Carrots. Contrast, compare, review, recommend… or just munch.

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Carrots When we first told people about the purple carrots we had planted the reaction was brilliant. People were genuinely really shocked at the idea of carrots in other colours. I suppose that it’s not really that surprising as all you really see in the supermarkets are orange carrots. That […]

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July already – quick get the potatoes pulled

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This year seems to be whizzing by and to be honest, almost without me noticing. I’m finding this year that the garden and its moods are not quite as obvious as it’s been in previous years possibly because of the very mild winter we had where next to nothing died […]