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Ask Adam #12: To sow or not to sow…

Rob has written in with this very autumnal query 🙂

Can I sow Autumn king carrots as of now in pots in a poly greenhouse and if so how big do you need the plants to be before replanting in containers

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Ask Adam #12: What does it all mean Basil?!

Cécile from France has written in about keeping the basil on the window sil in the life it’s accustomed to 🙂

So it’s about basil – I bought a plant to keep in my kitchen and I don’t want it to die. How do you water them? It seems like I’m alway giving too much or not enough

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Ask Adam #11: How much to grow for a family of four for a year?

Jim has written in – with a very apt question indeed…

How much to grow for a family of four for a year

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Ask Adam #11: Covering your spuds with manure?

Richard has written in with this very timely question regarding 1st and 2nd early potatoes.

After planting 1st and 2nd early potatoes can you cover the soil with a thick dressing of manure to keep the frost off.

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Ask Adam #10: Moving moles and mountains

Ania from Poland has written in and has some extra visitors to the plot…

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My garden keeps getting dug up by moles, and they’re damaging plants and vegetables – what can I do about this?

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Ask Adam #7: You say tomato, I say potato…

Nick has written in with the following question…

My potatoes flowered and the flowers have produced what look like tomatoes. Is this to be expected?