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Plants in my polytunnel

Potatoes

Spuds All Gone

Well for another year all my spuds have gone!  I planted around 10 seeds potatoes, which were left from the ones I planted at my home in potatoes bag.  These potatoes grew faster than the ones I had at home by 2 or so weeks! I had around 5 or …

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WOW! What a Scorcher

Well if only all our British summers could be like it has been this week – it’s been a brilliant week for the polytunnel.  Everything has been growing like crazy, I can honestly say if you stood still long enough my pumpkin plant would have grabbed you! The temperatures in …

little & LARGE

Whilst browsing my local discount store I came across a table of mini sunflowers – very cute!  They are a little smaller than mine though, the ones I have grew are pushing the top of the polytunnel at around 3m tall.

Cauliflower ready to eat....

Cauliflowers All Gone

Well all my cauliflowers have gone for this year, but I am calling them a resounding success!  I planted around 10 plugs, and all 10 plugs produced a nice size and tasted very good. One thing I learned for Cauliflowers is the amount of space they require when planting.  Instructions …

What We’re Growing……..

For the first year we have planted a whole range of vegetables to simply see how they perform & grow in a polytunnel! In no particular order they are:- Carrots Swede Cauliflower Red Cabbage Large Onions Strawberrys Potatoes Sweet Peppers Chillis Sweetcorn Pumpkin Squash (Butternut & Starburst) Tomatoes (Gardeners Delight …