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principles of intercropping

The Principles of Intercropping, featuring Lettuce and Broccoli, and Sprouts and Radishes

Has anyone out there in the blogosphere tried intercropping? I’ve only dabbled with intercropping before, having been fairly blessed with space on the allotment. Now I’m in the garden, often found frowning and head-scratching at where the next crop will go, the idea of growing two crops together in a space where I’d normally grow …

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How Much Money Can Growing My Own Save Me? March Update

At last, it happened. On March 13th, after weeks of begging and cajoling, my purple sprouting broccoli finally sprung into action. My plants had looked really healthy for weeks but just wouldn’t sort themselves out. And then, one glorious Sunday afternoon, I picked 50g of perfectly purple heads, saving myself 39p in the process. During …

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