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Today at 07:23:33 by Duke Ellington
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Has anyone grown Welsh onions? I understand they are a perennial onion. Are they eaten like spring onions? Can you eat the bulbs and the leaves? Are they left in the ground or do you lift them and replant?

Duke 🙂🙂
Yesterday at 13:21:58 by Vetivert
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I've had this little golden tomato sitting on the kitchen window sill since Sept/Oct. It's not one of the pre-refrigeration storage varieties from southern Europe, just a cherry tomato.

After a certain point mid-winter I decided to let it be and see how long it could go; 7 months later and it looks mostly unchanged.. perhaps a slight wrinkle or two has appeared.

Anyone else inadvertently housed a tomato well beyond its expected lifespan?

('Ivory Tears' is the variety)
July 05, 2022, 11:03:30 by tricia
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Where is everybody? It's been days since anyone posted  -  I'm worried Dan will think we're no longer interested in AforAll. Come on guys let's hear about your successes or failures so far this season!

My 4 raised beds of squashes, tomatoes, sweet corn and beans are all growing well. I've been picking courgettes, strawberries, blackcurrants and a few early blackberries on a daily basis for some time and the first picking of Cobra beans will be made this weekend.  Slugs and snails have,  oddly, been noticeable by their absence this year  - not that I'm complaining  -  :icon_cheers:.

The apple trees are doing their bi-annual sulk, so apart from one solitary fruit on the Jonah Gold, no apples this year.

The sun is shining and I'm going to harvest some very luscious looking Sunburst cherries 🍒 now.

Tricia  :wave:
June 24, 2022, 16:49:07 by ACE
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Although I took early retirement at 55, I managed to keep out of the way doing gardening shows throughout the summers for a dozen or so years, then for the last 10 years, at my leisure allotments, pottering, telly bingeing and generally being left to my own devices. Now she wants to retire next month, was going to be when she was 60, but a reprieve until 65, then I even blagged another year to 66. But i will not get away with it going up again. So my sanctuary at the allotment is paying for its keep. Time to get a more comfortable shed I think.


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