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Post by chickenofthewoods on 18th February 2010, 5:10 pm

Out of curiousity, if you were planning your new veg plot - which five veg (or fruit!) would you absolutely have to include, and why?

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Post by Guest on 18th February 2010, 5:35 pm

Potatoes (Staple)
Onions, Carrots, Celery (The Holy Trilogy !)
Rhubarb (because I like rhubarb)

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Post by polgara on 18th February 2010, 6:10 pm

Potatos, onions, carrots, runner beans, tomatoes, just cos I like them.
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 18th February 2010, 6:35 pm

Rhubarb - love it and can do loads with it
Raspberries - love them and they are expensive to buy
Beans - runners & French, love them
Potatoes - only new and salad now
Courgettes

Of course there'd still be chillis, tomatoes, peppers & cucumbers in the greenhouse (or polytunnel when I get one) as well as a herb bed and salad bed
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Post by Green Rosie on 18th February 2010, 7:57 pm

Potatoes, tomatoes, pumpkins, rhubarb, raspberries

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Post by Snoopka on 18th February 2010, 9:53 pm

Red onions, courgettes, tomatoes, pumpkins, Swiss chard.
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Post by Compostwoman on 19th February 2010, 12:58 am

NOT maincrop potatos, brassicas or sweedes/turnips ( because I can buy them cheaper from my friendly organic grower 2 miles away)

Early spuds
French and climbing beans
Leeks
Parsnips
Carrots


And of course in the polytunnel

Salads
Tomatoes
Cucumbers
Peppers
Courgettes

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Post by Compostwoman on 19th February 2010, 12:59 am

Five fruit

Tayberries
Redcurrents
Blackcurrents
Gooseberries
Strawberries

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Post by Compostwoman on 19th February 2010, 1:00 am

Five top fruit

Damsons
Plums
Greengages
Apples
Pears

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Post by Compostwoman on 19th February 2010, 1:01 am

And yes I knowthey are some of them in the same family BUT they have such different requirements they are separate , in my mind.....

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Post by Snoopka on 19th February 2010, 6:06 am

My five fruit would be (as they all grow well here)
Cherries
Apricots
Kiwi
Figs
Almond (OK not quite a fruit)

Pity about the strawberries!!!
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Post by Green Rosie on 19th February 2010, 8:43 am

Snoopka wrote:Red onions, courgettes, tomatoes, pumpkins, Swiss chard.

Forgot about Swiss Chard - but what would I have to get rid of? Probably spuds as they are cheap to buy and often fall victim to blight here.

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