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Discussion in 'The Homestead' started by tommy the cat, Dec 20, 2014.

  1. tommy the cat

    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    So what varieties of seeds have you bought/recommend for next season? ??
    I'm after a plum type tomato for making sauces with....I think a friend has some Italian seed from his travels I may try...
    Anything new anyone's trying??
    I'm going for less eating toms next year as I just can't eat them in time and more cooking toms....I want to increase my strawberries as hardly got any really..
    I'm looking forward to trying B'RS beans.... more dwarf french beans...and more salad crops in the greenhouse.
    I think I'll have another go at the baby sweetcorn again .
    Dave
    P's dehydrators arriving for Christmas !
     
  2. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    We had brilliant results with a yellow cherry tomato called sun baby.

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    Heavy crops right through the season, sweet and juicy. Great flavour.
     
  3. Gaudette

    Gaudette Full Member

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    +1 for the Sun baby didn't grow any this year but we have had great crops in the past.


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  4. tommy the cat

    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Will have look see Hugh
     
  5. Coldfeet

    Coldfeet Full Member

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    I am aiming for strawberries, blackberries, potatoes, carrots, beans, tomatoes plus a variety of herbs. The new place has an almost south facing rear garden, so looking forward to all the sunshine we (won't) have :)
     
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    bob_the_baker Full Member

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    For runner beans I have been growing White Lady for the last 3 years. They have been great for us
     
  7. tommy the cat

    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Bob thank you for that I tend not to grow runner beans although I did grow trail of tears beans given to me by British Red. I grow dwarf french beans and this year I will be growing an Italian variety....The toms it's usually gardeners delight from seed or Alicante. ..dessere spuds and first early were arran pilot.
    I'm going to grow more strawberries more sweet peas for cutting and my usual wizard field beans....carrots been okay this year parsnips are really sweet.
    I will have a look see at sunbaby .
    Ta d
     
  8. bigbear

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    Based on what grew well this year, first earlies, sweet bell turnips, sweet corn, rocket, lettuce, radish, cucumber, beetroot, and cabbage, peas, runner and broad beans.celery and kale and spinach and swiss chard.pak choi.
    Based on what didnt do too well, but I hope will in deep beds, parsnips (hoping to get some of Reds seeds) carrots celeriac and asparagus
    also trying some new crops, borlotyi beans and salsify.and butternut squash.
    oh and tomatoes.
    I think thats it.........
     

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