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Vegetable musings from Sea Spring Seeds

Bolting observations in Oriental salads trial

Bolting is the endgame For gardeners cultivating leafy greens, bolting is a catastrophic event that signals the end of leaf production and the beginning of reproductive growth. It is a gradual process that proceeds in stages, beginning with the elongation of the bases of the plants. Eventually a stem emerges
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Using polytunnels and greenhouses

Polytunnels and greenhouses are large, walk-in structures that extend the harvest period of vegetables. They trap the warmth and are ideal for growing heat-loving vegetables in the summer and cold-tolerant ones over the winter. Given their protective nature and potential for boosting yields virtually all year long, owning one will
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