Strawberry

This week we will look at the succulent sweet strawberry. This is a juicy red tear drop of sugar. My daughter especially likes strawberries, so much so that as I am watering my allotment through what seems to be the longest dry spell I can remember, she wanders between the strawberry planters eating any little …

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Radish

The humble radish. I think that about describes it. There are many varieties of radish: different colours of skin, different colours of flesh, different levels of pepperiness or spiciness, even different shapes. I have other posts on specific types (such as the horseradish), however, I wanted to start this one with your bog-standard radish, like the …

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Lemon Balm

I made the mistake in the last growing season of planting lemon balm. Those of you who have grown this plant know what I mean when I say it is prolific. Those who haven’t grown it, imagine the film Evolution. This invasive monster that keeps growing and multiplying and just will not die! It just …

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