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Dealing with Fruit when not ready to plant

My fruit order arrived late last night unexpectedly. The place where I plan to grow it still need to be developed so for the time being I’ll “heal them in”. What is meant by “heal them in”? This phrase simply means putting your plants …

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The Jam Maker’s Garden by Holly Farrell

The Jam Maker’s Garden is a beautifully presented book which gives clear instructions and confidence to the make the many recipes. The book has a little gardening section but it’s mainly about how to use fruit, vegetables and herbs in the kitchen. First it …

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Tomatoes, Cornflowers, Potatoes, Cauliflowers

This week Vivi came to give me a hand to help clean the new flower and fruit garden. Jobs include transplanting tomatoes and cauliflowers, sowing cornflowers, earthing-up the greenhouse potatoes in containers; plus Vivi is erecting her climbing bean sticks and her broad beans …

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