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Urban Farm 2015 – 21st August – Good Tomato Pickings Today!

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Urban Farm 2015 – August17th – The first French beans of the season are here…

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Urban Farm – June 8th – 2015

Well, I have been away  from my garden for getting on for a week as I have been on tour with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to the Czech Republic. We had a great time there but some doubts had … Continue reading

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The Urban Farm – May 24th – 2015

Well, it is the merry month of May and that exciting time of the year when things start to really happen for the vegetable gardener. There has not been much happening over the Winter months but I have been cleaning … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 9/8/2014 – Today’s Pickings…

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Urban Farm 2014 – 11th July – latest…

Things really are in full swing in my garden right now. We are starting to harvest quite a few things. The French beans have appeared now and will soon be big enough to pick. My extensive crop of Italian plum … Continue reading

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Urban Farm – 5/7/2014

Everything is ‘going mad’ down on the urban farm. July is certainly the time when hard work comes to fruition and platings finally begin to reach the table. So far I’ve had plenty of strawberries, salad leaves, some Charlotte potatoes … Continue reading

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Tomatoes Update – Urban farm 2014

The new greenhouse is working brilliantly and has provided the perfect growing space for my tomato plants. They are shooting up now. Out of this year’s varieties half are the classic of all Italian plum tomatoes, the magnificent San Marzano. … Continue reading

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The Best Tomato Harvest For Years!

I don’t know exactly what I have done differently, this year. The tomato harvest has been as good as any I can remember. I have the usual five or so varieties, I use a good tomato feed once a week … Continue reading

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Late Ripening Tomatoes!

We all suffer from late ripening tomatoes. Tomatoes need warmth to ‘kick off’ the ripening process. Warm weather encourages the tomatoes to produce ethylene which ripens the fruit. As October approaches and cold weather is looming we can look at … Continue reading

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