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Gareth Carter: Sulky in the cold weather, it’s now the time to shine for these vegetables

Tomatoes and cucumbers are two garden specimens that do not like the cold. We are now coming towards the end of spring and the official start of summer is a couple of weeks away. Reflecting on the spring of 2022, it has been incredibly wet and cold. From from a vegetable gardening perspective, this has …

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Gareth Carter Gardening: Christmas is coming, get your strawberry plants under way

Time to plant strawberries. Photo / File The best time to plant strawberry plants is during May and June. This is not to exclude planting throughout the year but by planting during May and June you will get the maximum production from their first year of growing which means – lots of strawberries for Christmas! …

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