I had a bit of a tidy-up in the greenhouse this month. Goodness knows it needed it: weeds everywhere, the cucumbers in a spaghetti junction of a tangle and the tomatilloes (of which more in a minute) lurching drunkenly across the aubergines. The tomatoes have been recovering from their bad start in Greenhouse no. 2: [...]
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I’m rather prone to waxing lyrical about my favourite types of veg: scrumptiously fat ‘Costoluto Fiorentino’ beefsteak tomatoes, perhaps, or my handsome Telephone peas; ‘Duke of York’ potatoes, ‘Cambridge Favourite’ strawberries and slender ‘Cobra’ French beans. You know – the kinds of fruit and veg you can’t wait to taste again. But I realised the other [...]
Popped into the greenhouse this morning for my regular session with the watering can and look what I found on the floor. My three tomatillo plants have been doing brilliantly well, lined up along the back of the greenhouse. They’re now a couple of feet tall and a little wider – they have a broad, [...]