I’ve bean trying to learn from past mistakes

Last year I decided to try to grow peas and beans in recycled shopper bags. It didn’t really work. The bags didn’t hold their shape and so the bean and peas couldn’t scramble up the supporting canes properly. My harvest was pretty minute but what I did get was utterly delicious. So with that in […]

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Sow many plans, sow little time

On Easter Monday the lovely Mr Garlic helped me to do a whole morning of gardening. Because I’m stuck on the knee scooter with a broken foot (and my stupid scooter doesn’t fit into the side return), he was wonderful and shuttled back and forth with bags of soil and bean shoots and all sorts […]

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I’ve bean and missed the pea deadline…

In keeping with the rest of the confusion around the garden this year, my poor bean and pea seedlings were kept in their root trainers for far too long as I cast about trying to find some sort of container to grow them in.  One of the main issues I had when trying to choose […]

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