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Seed Potatoes Mixed!

We have opened the packet of seed potatoes we bought from the garden centre on 4 February and found a mixed bunch! There are 4 large potatoes, 4 medium sized and 2 tiny ones.  We prefer large seed potatoes as
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Maris Bard – First early potatoes

Today we bought some Maris Bard potato seed.  Maris Bard are a first early, that is a very early potato, and the variety is a TopVeg favourite!  We like the flavour and they keep well in the soil. The photo
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Hemp has so many uses

Hemp has so many uses. watch the new video on this site: http://eastyorkshirehemp.co.uk/  
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Holly and Ivy Wreath

Why are holly and ivy grouped together?  It first happened in pagan times, as a thinly disguised competition between the sexes.   Holly was thought to be male: crisp and prickly. Whereas Ivy symbolised the female: being soft and clingy! But
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Pinch Broad Bean Tops to Control Blackfly

Gardeners often pinch out the tops of broad beans to curb black fly. We very rarely pinch out the tops.  But if blackfly are a problem, the tips may be pinched out when the first pods are set. To pinch
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Bean Poles, Sticks or Trellis?

Runner Beans need poles, sticks, trellis or mesh to climb up and provide support. Plastic supports last for years and tend to be stronger than bamboo canes.  When the beans are mature, they will have a great mass of foliage,
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Analyse Your Garden Soil

We offer 2 levels of soil analysis for garden soil: broad spectrum analysis basic analysis You will receive a detailed interpretation of the results of either level, as well as fertiliser recommendations for either fruit, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns. Broad
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How To Grow Courgettes

How To Grow Courgettes

Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create a How To Grow Courgettes growing card. Click on the image below to enlarge the picture of the card. The card may be downloaded, printed off and pinned to the potting shed
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How to Grow Carrots

How to Grow Carrots

Farming Friends & TopVeg have collaborated to create some FREE How To Grow Vegetables Cards, including this How to Grow Carrots card. If you would like a pdf of this carrot card or any of the How to Grow cards,
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How to Grow Broad Beans

How to Grow Broad Beans

Farming Friends & TopVeg have now collaborated to create a How To Grow Broad Beans growing card. how-to-grow-broad-beans-sheet If you wish to print off this growing card, right click on the enlarged image and then click print picture to print
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