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Redcurrant Ribes rubrum

The redcurrant, Ribes rubrum is a member of the genus Ribes in the gooseberry family Grosulariaceae.

I’m hoping the redcurrant will take less space than the raspberry and produce a higher yield of crop.


First harvest

As I don’t have a garden, and I am currently on the list fot an allotment, I grow things in pots in my yard. I started with spuds, spinach and tomato and branched out into ither bits inclyding these beans which thrived. 65 more words


Plot 51 in August

I had a major clean up of the plot. I pulled up the remaining beetroot and the bolted turnips, moved the butternut squash and made a wigwam and staked the tomatoes. 58 more words


King Henry Walk Garden in August

Late summer August is the month when the garden hits its peak and there are runner beans, rhubarb, tomatoes and courgettes everywhere.


Retro heaven: Cheese Cider Fondue

Years ago cheese fondue was a safe bet when the vegetarians came to tea. I didn’t necessarily like or dislike it and it’s a great way of sharing food. 171 more words


Community Gardens and Allotments Welsh Government Consultation

Currently, there is also a highly relevant Allotments and Community Gardens Consultation, or the more interesting youth version of the same consultation, which is looking to improve the availability of allotments and community gardens where they are needed, with some interesting potential options. 203 more words

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