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PostPosted: 06 Mar 2009 10:39 
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I was debating growing some veggies in pots this year.

Whats the easiest for a growing food novice?

What do you all grow?


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PostPosted: 06 Mar 2009 10:46 
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My grandad used to grow potatoes & cherry tomatoes if I had a garden I wouldnt know where to start


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 Post subject: Re: Who Grows Their Own?
PostPosted: 06 Mar 2009 10:58 
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i grew some lettuce last summer but not tried anything else :? but i want to grow some stuff in pots this year :) Dp got me a book called..... grow it eat it


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PostPosted: 12 Mar 2009 22:12 
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julie what have you decided to grow in tubs? i was going to try growing some potatoes and carrots ??


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i am going to grow all sourts this year like lettuce carrots er and asparigus cant wait :D

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PostPosted: 13 Mar 2009 17:35 
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My ds1 usually grows, tomatoes and cucumbers in pots, also lettuces only plants a few at a time then they don't all come at once. He also grows, runner beans in the ground, onions and carrots.


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Things that are easy to grow are, potatoes, carrots, lettuce & tomatoes.

This year we are hoping to grow:
Potatoes, Carrots, Cabbage, Marrow, Courgette, Sweetcorn, Radish, Cauliflower, Squash, Cherry toms, Cucumber, Runner Beans, Peppers, Onions & a selection of herbs - thats all I can think of at the moment :lol:


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We grow all sorts - potatoes, peas, beans, parsnips, carrots, lettuce, spinach, rhubarb, sweetcorn, strawberries etc.. we are lucky enough to have the space and the taste is so much nicer growing your own.

For pots I would recommend salad stuff, potatoes, beans (use a large pot and make a cane wigwam for them to grow up).


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We generally have a couple of growbags with runner beans in and another couple with tomatoes in. Then we have courgettes, cucumbers and carrots in tubs and all manner of different herbs in the front garden (our front garden is the childrens play area so herbs are great for the flower beds) this year I'm hoping to sneak some tomatoes and lettuces in the flower beds too, in such an old house it's quite fitting to have the flower beds truly traditional and grow our own food in them.

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We grow potatoes and tomatoes and other veg but these two are prob the easiest.


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