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Tomatoes

Keeping Tomatoes Performing to Perfection

Keeping Tomatoes Performing to Perfection By now you’ll no doubt have enjoyed some gorgeous home-grown tomatoes, it has been a good year for those in greenhouses but slightly less so for outdoor plants in my garden – the very slow arrival of summer followed by a heatwave has kept my outdoor tomato plants unusually small […]

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Tomatoes

Let’s Talk Tomatoes – and a Useful Tip for Arthritis Sufferers

Tomatoes If you want to eat tomatoes which taste of tomatoes, with a strong, zingy flavour then you  just HAVE to grow your own.  On occasion you can buy tasty tomatoes in the shops, but not often and generally at a real premium.  There are lots of different varieties readily available as seeds (a bit […]

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Gardening In May

Jobs For May 8 Seasonal Tips

The UK had some very varied weather in April, and May is promising to be just as unsettled! Whatever the weather though, there are plenty of jobs to be getting on with in May. Preparing beds Now is the time to put some love into preparing the beds for your summer bedding. You will reap […]

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Carrots

Companion Planting – Carrots

Companion Planting – Carrots A very wise person once said: “In nature everything interacts to create a whole life force. This is a basic understanding … that everything organic and living has a mutual influence on every other living thing.” The term companion planting refers to the selection of plants to be planted together for […]

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