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Growing Onions

When growing onions it is best to grow them from sets, these are immature bulbs that have been grown especially for planting. There are several advantages over growing from seeds, onion sets are much quicker growing, they are less likely
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Growing French Beans

French beans are delicious. The tasty beans are picked while still small and when cooked that size they taste out of this world. I don’t think British gardeners give this vegetable the praise it deserves, it still seems that runner beans
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Growing Swedes

This is one of the easiest vegetables to grow as sowing and looking after the plants is straightforward. Another reason why Swedes are grown so much is that they are ready for harvesting when no other crop is available. Very similar to
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Growing Turnips

Turnips are not the large woody vegetable people suggest they are, home-grown turnips are a really tasty vegetable that is easy to grow. The secret not to having ‘woody’ turnips is to harvest and eat them while they are still small.
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Growing Spinach

Let’s be honest, most people consider spinach as a vegetable that is unattractive and tasteless, something that only Popeye would dare to eat. Homegrown spinach tastes incredibly tasty and is healthy to eat. So let’s get rid of the Popeye
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Lawn and Garden Care Tips

Rules of Thumb for Water Use on Lawns and Gardens One deep watering is much better than watering several times lightly.Lawns need about 1 inch of water each week. If the weather is very hot, apply an inch of water about every 3
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Top 10 Broad Bean Varieties

Broad beans (fava beans) are a joy to grow. Opening the shiny pods for the very first time and seeing the beans nestled in their furry beds is just fabulous! These are some of our favourite varieties. Masterpiece Green Longpod An
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