broad beans harvested

Broad Bean Growing Guide

Broad beans, Vicia faba, are a popular crop with vegetable gardeners as the young beans are particularly sweet. Sow in the autumn to harvest from May or sow late winter/early spring for summer…

broad bean harvest

Broad Beans – Surprisingly Healthy Vegetable!

We all grow broad beans, or fava beans as our American cousins refer to them as. They are a popular crop across the world and many gardeners, myself included, grow them because they…

fruit harvesting in September

September – What To Do In The Vegetable Garden

September generally sees work on the allotment calming down a little. The weather will start to become cooler and the days shorten. There will be less to harvest and plant, giving you more…

How to Grow More in The Space You Have

No matter how much space you have to grow in, sooner or later, you will realise you have run out of space and need more. Sadly, we can’t just click a button and…

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