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Swede growing - Swede how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

When is a turnip not a turnip? When it’s a swede, of course.

What we Irish commonly refer to as a turnip is actually a Swedish turnip or swede for short. Go and ask for a turnip in England, Wales, Australia or New Zealand and you will be handed a vegetable somewhere in size between a golf ball and a tennis ball. These are the true “turnips” with white flesh rather than the yellow of our Swedish turnip.

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What vegetables can I sow this month?………. A Guide.

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Here’s a handy list that I compiled in response to that eternal vegetable growing query that crops up as soon as spring arrives, “Am I too late to sow… (Insert vegetable of choice here)? (more…)

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