Crop reports 2017

Growing for interest but still hoping for some good results.

Three squashes were planted in a new bed on the lawn. Three were in pots.

Verde d'Italia in bed                5
                      in pot                 2
Rugosa Friulana  2 in pots      3                 very pretty fruits
Tromba in bed                         0
Marina di Chioggia  in bed     1                 super! Used in November.

BasilGrew OK. Didn't use much.
BeetrootJun 29 two small bulbs used.(tasty) One big bulb in October.
Broad beansVery small crop. The Sutton. Germinated well but did not overwinter well.
Carrotsin pots. Very good. Gigante flakee. 2lb per pot.
ChardDoing well in October and November
FoxglovesBrilliant again! Really good behind James Grieve!
Garlic(From shop) Two very small bulbs.
Garlic, elephantGood growth. Four plants. Good results.
HesperisAs good as foxgloves this time. The white is really strong.
HollyhocksBrilliant show!  3 new ones planted. 
Leaf beetPoor.
LeeksVery good in pots. Not good in big bed.
MarigoldsSelf seeded in Apple Garden. Another good display.
NigellaOne self seeded pot did well again, but don't last long. 
OnionsGood crop, although rather small. Excellent flavour. (Tropea Rossa Lunga)
Pak choyCan't seem to grow this!
ParsleyReally good. 1 pot lasts most of season. Still growing well outside after frosts
PeppersPoblano did well in pots. Should do again.
PotatoesGrown in remains of haybale. Rough area. A success for the small effort
RadishesEarly crop good. Need more and should thin them better.
TomatoesNot brilliant. Most succumbed to blight. Rapunzel and gardeners delight gave most.

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