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Mark's Veg Plot · 18h ago

Chilli update

Thanks to the hot sunny weather we had for most of June, my chilli plants got off to a goo...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1d ago

Spuds and Co.

Yesterday I harvested my penultimate pot of potatoes, one of the variety "Nicola", a Secon...
Mark's Veg Plot · 2d ago

Empty beds = wasted space?

I think that most of my regular readers will agree that I manage to get a fair bit of prod...
Mark's Veg Plot · 3d ago

How to maximise your tomato harvest

Normally I grow my big (indeterminate) tomato plants using the so-called "cordon" method, ...
Mark's Veg Plot · 4d ago

Onions - results of my first attempt

This year I have been growing onions for the first time ever. I have grown Shallots before...
Mark's Veg Plot · 5d ago

Harvesting at last!

Harvesting is the culmination of a veg-gardener's efforts, and for many it's the most enjo...
Mark's Veg Plot · 6d ago

Preparing for Autumn salads

It's no secret that I'm a fan of the often under-appreciated Endives and Radicchios. I lov...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1w ago

Growing vegetables in containers

Regular readers will know that I am a big fan of growing veggies in pots and containers. F...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1W ago

A miscellany

Most days I take a wander round the garden with my camera in hand, to see if there is anyt...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1W ago

Coming soon...

My garden at present is full of potential but to be honest I have not yet harvested a lot....