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Oca in a pot and in shade

Oca growing in a pot with some lathyrus tuberosus (earth nut pea) looked lovely during the summer and produced 401 g of tubers for a single plant.  What’s more they were packed into the pot like sardines and were all a good … Continue reading

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We have had an unusually dry summer

This is the driest summer in these parts (Shropshire) for years and for the first time I have had to resort to watering the polyculture patches.  Since I began growing perennial veggies they have only been watered to help young plants establish, after … Continue reading

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Potted polycultures (1)

Maybe my interest in polycultures is veering towards an obsession; or perhaps it veered a while ago.  My actual garden space is limited so some plants that cannot be accommodated in the main polyculture patches have found homes in potted polycultures.  … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy…………

I have been busy toiling away this morning in the hot sun.  Not an ideal time to plant things, but there were so many young plants in pots that needed to be planted out, particularly now it is getting hot.  They dry out … Continue reading

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