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August 2020 | Height of summer

August 2020 | Height of summer

You Must See This | At the Allotment | As the sweet corn plants developed, seemingly healthily and robustly, first I saw one, then more and in the group I had sown of sixteen corn seeds about one-third seemed to be oddly affected.  I did a bit of research.  I had never worried about F1 seeds – apart from the issue that such seeds in developing countries would, by needing to be re-purchased every year, possibly put an insupportable burden on struggling…

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Ready for the Season ? – April 2017

Ready for the Season ? – April 2017

A version of this article was first published under the Green Arts Series title on the Mature Times website. Updated by Rosanna May 2019 Welcome! This time of year most gardeners are a blur as they rush around preparing for the summer season – so much of the art of gardening is in the preparation – at the same time as they are responding to the many tasks the fast new growth suddenly brings about. The first mowing of the…

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