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In The Bleak Mid Winter Salad Leaves Won't Moan.

Advantages: Beautiful hardy lettuce even in mid winter
Disadvantages: Harder to grow in summer but still very possible.

Sarah Raven Asolo Lettuce Mix Lettuce has made headline news recently as poor weather has affected harvests in Europe. Customers were being restricted to two per trolley in supermarkets and panic buying resulted. Guy Watson founder of my favourite or ...

Violet1278 14.02.2017 · Read full review
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A Broad bean Exhibition by Unwins in my garden

Advantages: Grows good beans easily
Disadvantages: Blackfly

Unwins Broad Bean Bunyards Exhibition Seeds. February here, time to start making an Exhibition in the garden. I have just sown some Unwins Broad Bean Bunyards Exhibition Seeds. *~~Packaging*~~ number of seeds These seeds come in a large paper packet/e ...

mumsymary 17.02.2017 · Read full review
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~Underestimated & Underused ~ Another Daisy Like Plant ~

Advantages: Healing and disinfectant properties
Disadvantages: A little particular

Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium I had not thought much either way about growing Feverfew in my garden. Another herb that has daisy like flowers, it is similar in appearance to Chamomile. However use wise and the way it grows are quite different. Here i ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 04.09.2016 · Read full review
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~ Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh Sweet Chamomile ~

Advantages: A healing herb that is cheerful to see
Disadvantages: Does require a little consideration

~ Chamomile ~ Continuing my theme of working my way through the herbs in my garden here I am reviewing Chamomile another plant I remember from my youth, this time as a wild plant growing in established grassland meadows. ~*~ History: Chamomile is pa ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 29.08.2016 · Read full review
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All in a Row - of Marigold? ~ I prefer Calendula Officinalis

Advantages: Low maintance, cheerful, protect carrots, fragrance
Disadvantages: Orange colour, avoid non Officinalis, fragrance

Calendula Officinalis I remember when as a child on the occasions that I walked home from school seeing and smelling the rows of Marigolds growing outside old people’s bungalows. The Marigold seemed to be the plant of choice to grow in a flowerbed in t ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 31.08.2016 · Read full review
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