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Growing in Straw Bales

The intention is to grow some bush tomatoes in the straw bales, helping to keep the fruits of the ground, and to provide some rotted straw for the compost heap at the end of the season.

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Diary – May 2011

The hot dry weather continues, it’s an absolute pleasure to be gardening in shirt sleeves this early in the season. Night time frosts were forecast as a possibility in the first week, so the early potatoes were covered with straw

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May in the veg plot

allotment diary 2010

May on the allotment or in the vegetable garden can be very frustrating, the weather can be ‘high summer one day and then ‘mid winter’ the next. Gardeners have to be on their guard to cover tender crops that will

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