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Saturday, 14 May 2011
Good things come in small packages.
This year I have grown some beetroot in modules. I've not yet planted it out, but when I do, I'm not going to thin it out. I'm growing it in little clusters. I think small beetroot is more tasty (gold ball size), so I'm happy for it to grow together.
Beetroot packed tightly together
I think its lovely how you can already see the redness of the beetroot through the leaves, even though its still only v small.
I also like to grow onions close together - in clusters of five or six. Again, when you eat them small, they are lovely.
In the next two weeks (when all danger of frost has passed), I am going to plant out my veggies that are all safely tucked up in the greenhouse at the moment. These are: