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Post by Dandelion on 18th August 2016, 3:33 pm

Aren't they supposed to be nice roasted, Ploshkin?
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Post by Chilli-head on 19th August 2016, 4:34 pm

Raining here. I didn't think I'd be saying this this year, but it is what my garden needs now. At the allotment everything was looking thirsty last night, but I held off with the hose having seen the forecast. My peas (Terrain, as I mentioned before) are still looking great though. Not a lot else looks good. Red cabbage maybe ? for some reason the slugs don't seem to like the red ones. Which is good because I do !
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Post by Dandelion on 24th August 2016, 5:34 pm

Got back from a few days away and my Italian beans are finally...beaning! Pretty mottled pods - looking forward to trying some when they're a bit bigger.

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