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Vegetable musings from Sea Spring Seeds
29
Nov

Growing legumes, Rhizobia and Nitrogen Fixation

Something for nothing Of all the vegetables growing in my garden, an increasing amount of space is being taken over by legumes. They provide a year-round feast that ranges from the delicate sweetness of spring and early summer peas to the earthy-flavoured French beans of mid-summer and autumn, followed by
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13
Nov

What about cucamelon?

  What about cucamelon? There are some vegetables that set low standards for themselves, and cucamelon is certainly one of them. This strange, New World immigrant is grown for its fruit and goes under different names: mouse melon, Mexican gherkin and, if you’re a botanist, Melothria scabra. It seems to
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