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Who said growing tomatoes was tricky? Every year I carefully tend my toms, feeding them homemade nettle broth, gathering seaweed on my trips to the coast for an extra treat, pinching out, staking, rotating them towards the

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Get Ahead With Garlic
This could be a sad time of year on the veg plot. A time when the last of the summer veg is harvested, leaving the allotment looking empty and forlorn. But there is another way of looking at it – and that is that you not only have trugfuls of fresh s
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Log In To Mushrooms
A great way to grow mushrooms outdoors is on logs. If you take care in starting them off, they can produce mushrooms periodically for up to 10 years. There is growing variety in the mushrooms available too, not only shiitake and oyster, but also lion
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The Cultivated Plot: Feeding Frenzy!
Very little gets wasted in the Strong household and I seem to have developed a reputation as a bit of a hoarder, so much so that it’s not unknown for vans to stop off at our house on the way to the tip. My landscape pal, Karl, has dropped off some re