Iris pseudacorus

Dark arts, edible flowers and moorhens

This is the last of our Wednesday DigYourOwnaForCorona posts. We’ve 100% loved sharing the setting up of a veg garden with you and hope you’ll be hooked on the delicious taste of home-grown food this summer. It’s not quite the end though, as you’ll see at the bottom. We really hope you’ll stay with us – we’ve still got a lot of veg love to share. So, we’ve all had to hunker down for a few days, while what the weather men describe as a ‘cold plunge’ sweeps across the UK (also a feature of hot-tub parties according to...

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5. Dwarf runner beans, peas and carrots #DigYourOwnaForCorona

With the proliferation of unsettling news all around us, it’s important not to become disheartened, and the fact is that no one can cancel spring, no matter what else has been put on hold. So let’s get busy on some marvellous veg that you can grow outside, or in pots big and small, or (in the case of pea-shoots) just in an old butter-container on your kitchen window! Getting Hold of Seeds Before I go on to talk about dwarf runner beans, peas and carrots, I just want to say something about the dwindling availability of online seeds, plants...

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