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Three wheeler Potatoes

Three wheeler Potatoes

Just to recap …. I wanted to plant a few potatoes in the raised bed vegetable patch but unfortunately the amount of lateral space available wouldn’t yield enough potatoes to fill a chip butty. So, why not think vertically and grow them upwards I thought. A few clicks on the net and bingo, tyre-raised potatoes. […]

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Tomato SU-GO

Tomato SU-GO

Tomato SU-GO which in Anglo-Italian roughly translates  to Pomodoro UP-VA. An unexpected turn of events, the upside-down tomatoes have done a U turn and are now going up in the world. They have seen the light and are heading for it. Scientifically does this mean that tomatoes are stronger than gravity, or maybe the good-looking […]

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High Rise Tomatoes

High Rise Tomatoes

Whilst I was about to plant my tomatoes a couple of southern hemisphere thoughts popped into my mind. I started to think laterally about their vertical position and came to the conclusion that tomatoes grow perpendicular to the earth’s surface, hence southern hemisphere tomatoes grow upside down compared to northern hemisphere tomatoes. So based on […]

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Raised Beds: High-Rise Potatoes

Raised Beds: High-Rise Potatoes

I wanted to plant a few potatoes in the raised bed vegetable patch but unfortunately the amount of lateral space available wouldn’t yield enough potatoes to fill a chip butty. So, why not think vertically and grow them upwards I thought. A few clicks on the net and bingo, tyre-raised potatoes. Basically you place a […]

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Raised Beds

Raised Beds

Between what I plant, what I grow, what I think is, what I grow, What you want to grow, what you actually grow, and if it actually grows… there are ten possibilities that I still have to go to the supermarket. But try anyway! I was trying to explain to an old neighbour the idea […]

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Calling all Rugby Players (including all has-beens and wannabes)

Weekly Words for the Wise a weekly column for the people in the know

Are you fed up drinking that same old beer game after game.Then why not change your drinking habits and try some Bastarda Rossa Chestnut beer or a smooth Neolithic Farro beer, highly recommend for props, hookers and second rows. (ps:for those soapy handed wingers and kicky backs we also have a large stock of umbrella […]

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Moans and Groans

Local has become public Public has gone loco Wine has got hot Beer is not cold Prices are going up Tourists are too much Girls are all over Boys are shut out Good talk has gone Burps are no more K is not drinking Rest are not thinking As an acquaintance of mine once said […]