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Early Potatoes

The Chef has dug some more early potatoes on the plot. He sent a photo with the caption “Two roots of spuds.Not a good yield”                   At least the plot has produced
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Leeks planted following early potatoes

The Chef has planted leeks on the Plot following early potatoes.                       The seed potatoes planted on 2nd April have produced delicious new potatoes which have been lifted from the
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Plot Update 30 June

The Chef sent an update on his Plot dated 30 June. Everything is growing well – with a good variety of vegetables in the garden. potatoes – another root was dug today, with six new potatoes on it.  One had
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The Plot is Producing

The photo below shows how the Plot is producing.                 Three months after the Chef dug up his lawn he has a fantastic, promising vegetable garden. The small seed leaves, (called cotyledons), seen
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First New Potatoes on The Plot

Today The Chef harvested the first new potatoes on The Plot.  This is the first produce taken from The Plot, since The Plot was created on 16 March 2013.  On that day The Chef dug up his lawn to create
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Climbing Beans in the Plot

The Chef planted some climbing beans in the plot on 22 May. Today the beans are now climbing up the wigwam he constructed out of bamboo canes. The Chef has chosen to plant the variety Cobra.(affiliate link) These french beans are
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Himalayan Poppy

This Himalayan Poppy is growing beside the Chef’s Plot. Will the Chef have this Himalayan Poppy on the table whilst he enjoys his gourmet meal of new potatoes grown on the Plot?
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The Plot Beetroot Emerging Day 14

The beetroot that was sown in the Plot 14 days ago is just emerging.  The variety sown was Bulls Blood.  The leaves of this variety are as valuable as the beet.  The leaves can be eaten in salads, and are
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Vivaldi Potatoes Emerge

  The Vivaldi Potatoes that were planted on 30 April have emerged in the Plot.   The stems will grow and the new leaves will get bigger, producing what is known as the haulm. The Chef planted the Maris Bard
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Frost threatens Plot

Frost is forecast and threatens to spoil the potatoes in the plot. So the Chef covered his potatoes with fleece tonight.  This will trap the warm air that is around the potatoes and act as a barrier against the frost. 
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