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How to Grow Shark Fin Melon

Cucurbita ficifolia , Kurodane cabocha – Japan, Annual Climbing Vine with leaves resembling fig leaves, fruit is oblong to about 20cm, like a watermelon, light or dark green to cream mottle & wide black seeds. Its very uniform in size, shape, & colour & can produce up to 50 fruit. …

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Malvern Spring Flower Show 2018

YouTuber Nigel, aka MuddyBootz, gives us a report of his recent visit to the Malvern Spring Flower Show at the Three Counties Showground in Worcestershire U.K. Being one of the earliest major shows of the season, the show garden and floral marquee exhibits are in prime condition, and some will …

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What is an allotment?

An allotment is an area of land which is rented on a yearly basis to local residents and community groups. The purpose of an allotment is to grow your own food, whether that is fruit, herbs or vegetables. Flowers can be grown on an allotment but they are mostly for …

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How to Stop Cauliflowers Turning Yellow

Cauliflower curds, the edible white part, can turn yellow if they are exposed to sunlight. To stop this gather all the outer leaves and tie them together by either using garden twine or, even better, use an elastic band as they can expand themselves as the plant grows bigger. The …

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