Disease – Allotment Gardening
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August in the veg plot

Allotments in August are just about at their maximum production, and harvesting can at times be a full time job. This month is also a good time to take stock of where things are planted and start to make plans

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Potato and Tomato Blight

Potato and Tomato blight is caused by the same fungal organism (Phytophthora infestans) This is the scourge of commercial potato growers and can devastate a hole seasons crop for the allotment gardener. The disease over winters in infected tubers that

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