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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    I am hopeless at growing anything other than potatoes.
    You don't say!!!

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    Ah, potatoes. You plant a potato, the potato plant grows, and next year, if you are lucky, you dig up one decent potato.
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    I've been growing my potatoes in bins. Got 5 of them at the bottom of the garden path. I get a good yield and no problems with pests.

    Note to self: Take a trip to Otter Nurseries this Saturday to purchase those goosegog bushes I've promised myself.

    Last chance folks for bare rooted stock. March onwards and you have to go rootballed which costs more money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xoggoth View Post
    Ah, potatoes. You plant a potato, the potato plant grows, and next year, if you are lucky, you dig up one decent potato.
    Says the voice of experience.

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    Proper plots are measured in rods. Just saying like.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by xoggoth View Post
    Ah, potatoes. You plant a potato, the potato plant grows, and next year, if you are lucky, you dig up one decent potato.


    Here's one for you, Xoggy....


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    Coooooor!! Thanks GL. Luvvly and grubby just the way I like it. (The 2nd picture I mean!)

    Did you get blight?
    I'm always covered in blight. Oh, you mean the potatoes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    If you have one acre, it is going to take a lot of effort to keep it up to scratch and stop it being overgrown.

    I am hopeless at growing anything other than potatoes. At Chateau Paddy in Southern Europe, the neighbour looks after the majority of the half acre small holding in exchange for him planting corn on part of the plot. There is a separate two acre vineyard which I pay the locals to look after. It runs at a loss but the end result (the wine) is free.

    yo Paddy,

    I am modestly starting with 50m2

    Chateau Paddy sounds amazing, are you able to consume each season's wine before the next :-)

    Where is it, Tuscany or ?

    Milan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    Back in the day, the ZeitParents used to give away runner beans by the hundredweight.

    My last efforts were so miserable that I gave up & grassed the lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by milanbenes View Post
    yo Paddy,

    I am modestly starting with 50m2

    Chateau Paddy sounds amazing, are you able to consume each season's wine before the next :-)

    Where is it, Tuscany or ?

    Milan.
    Not Tuscany as it’s rather expensive there. However, the actual village is really great location. We have some other IT contractors there “working from home” along with a Canadian and a Russian. If you are interested in the location, PM me as there are some nutcases loose on this forum
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