Tag: growing vegetables

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The hard work is really paying off

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A little walk around the garden this morning really showed how all the hard work we have put in has started to pay off. It helps of course that it’s a sunny day and of course things always look great in the sunshine. When we first planted our seeds back […]

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Monster courgettes

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We are struggling to keep up. Even after taking a couple of courgettes for mum and dad when we went to visit, we still had seven on the plant and look at the size of them! It’s hard to use more than one per meal. I suppose I shouldn’t complain. […]

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Teaser…..

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The pumpkins have started to flower, and so have the chillies… watch this space. Related Posts:Quadgrow-plus: greenhouse gadgets galoreA garden update for AugustDeadheading your flowers: why, how and when?3 tips for pollinating your plants by hand and…January has gone, hurrah for February: let the…It feels good to be back! Spring […]

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Our first harvest. (However small)

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Big fanfare! Last night, we ate from our own garden. (Insert trumpet fanfare) The weather seems to have turned a corner recently and the courgettes are producing fruit like it’s a fashion statement, so last night we sat out in our garden and ate courgettes which had grown on Colin […]

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Growing veggies is quite exciting

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The garden is really coming alive now with both courgette plants flowering and what looks like courgettes on them and even the dwarf French beans I’d given up on seem to be starting to sprout. The carrots now look like carrots, with their little feathery leaves and as Kate pointed […]