2. Getting some spuds going – #DigYourOwnaForCorona

Okay, so you checked out yesterday’s blog and you’ve got somewhere to grow some veg now (don’t worry, it’s at the end of this if you missed it), and you’re keen to get started – excellent. You’re not alone – the word is spreading with plenty of people getting behind the campaign – I was even invited onto local radio yesterday to talk about it! One of the easiest things for a beginner, I think, is some potatoes. It’s sort of magical when you dig into the soil and unearth fat new tatties. And you know your spuds haven’t been sprayed...

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1. How to Create Your Veg Bed #DigYourOwnaForCorona

WELCOME! We’re so glad you’ve signed up to our DigYourOwnaForCorona veg club! I want to say right at the start that this series of blogs is not for all the clever-clogs out there, who have been growing veg for years and know all the neat tricks and dazzling science of the art. If you’re new to The3Growbags, we are three sisters (Laura, Caroline and me, Elaine) who write about gardening once a week (do sign up for our regular blog at the end, if you’d like) and enjoy a good laugh. These articles are to help those of you...

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Welcome to: DigYourOwnaForCorona

Do you fancy having a go at growing some veg this summer? Getting out-of-doors will help us combat the challenge of isolation during this time and learning the basics of growing our own food has to be a good thing. What better project than growing some of your own produce this year. It might be good to order some of what you’ll need. You can get these from good old Amazon or a garden centre (compost is bizarrely hard to source on-line), but they don’t cost much. Small sharp spade Seed potatoes – ones labelled ‘first’ or ‘second’ earlies...

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