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Broad Beans:

+ bees:

 = ONE bean:…


Added by Tracy Arnold on September 17, 2012 at 11:12 — 13 Comments

Potatoes 2010

Desiree Potatoes. Planted March and April 2010.

May 2010:

As they grew I piled them up with horse manure and mulch just leaving a little bit of green poking out.


June 2010:

The ones at the back were planted first - about six weeks before the front ones.…


Added by Tracy Arnold on March 17, 2011 at 12:05 — 5 Comments

Starting over (kind of)

I’ve never blogged before. I figure it might be a good way to keep track of what I’m doing with my veggie beds each season, since I seem to be rubbish at keeping notes as I go. So, this might be a good time to start as my beds are going to have a rest while we are away for a month, then I’ll be starting…


Added by Tracy Arnold on December 7, 2010 at 21:38 — 3 Comments

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