Tag Archives: The Three Sisters


I felt a new sensation when planting out the globe artichoke the other day. Unfortunately, I needed to step on the bed in front of the intended planting space to get to it and the ground was springy. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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The hugel pot and other matters

It seems ages ago since I posted about my plan to create a mini hugel bed in a pot for a tomato plant. However, the day has come. I hope that the plastic sheet on top of the pot, weighed … Continue reading

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Comparing The Three Sisters

Even though the birds had nobbled the tops of the dwarf beans, I still planted a couple in a hugel bed to see if there was life left in them….. And yes, one of them has started sprouting new leaves. … Continue reading

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Chives, tomatoes and three sisters

Over the last few months, one or other of the indoor tomato plants has delivered a fruit. Not quite as small as the one today – but now that the days are longer and warmer, production has improved! Outside, the … Continue reading

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