Shallots

by on June 20, 2013
in Vegetable Growing

I have said many times that shallots is not my best vegetable, not by a long shot, I just can’t seem to grow them well enough for competitive shows. I do however manage to get enough of them to make a couple of dishes for my displays. The wet, cold Spring and Summer we had […]

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Onions and Leeks for The Tatton Park Flower Show

by on June 9, 2013
in Vegetable Growing

How lovely it is to have some fantastic sunshine for a change; looking at the weather forecast last night Anglesey was one of the hottest places in the UK, what a change from what we had experienced during Spring.  The only problem now is the watering, you really do need to be on top of […]

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A look around the plots

by on June 2, 2013
in Vegetable Growing

The weather has certainly improved over the past week or so and there  are now visible signs of growth all around on the land.  The polytunnel is starting to fill up with various Link-a-Bord beds growing a range of vegetables for the Tatton Park Show.  I’m very pleased indeed with my short carrots for Tatton, […]

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