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Tomatoes at Downside as of 5th April 2022

We are growing 15 varieties this year – more than ever: something for everyone.  Alas, two old favourites are missing: Gardener’s Delight and Tumbler.  There is simply no seed available this year, so you are unlikely to find them elsewhere either. To replace Gardener’s Delight, we are growing Sweet Million...
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Summer Planting

Those autumn pansy baskets may still be looking magnificent but it is time to take them down. Winter pansies are bred for low light conditions and will quickly become overblown if you leave them in the sun. No need to throw them away though; find a shady area and, with...
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Vegetables at Downside Nurseries

When we checked our vegetable list against ‘Gardening Which’s’ list of recommended varieties, we were pleased to find most of the varieties we grow on it. Those that are not are all top-quality commercial varieties not generally available as seed for amateurs so outside their remit. This year we have...
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