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Hi all,

Can anyone advise about growing some veg quickly in my garden?

I am moving in 4-6 weeks. Prior to that I've dug all my veg beds and put on compost, and now I am just weeding.  I am tempted to grow something quickly, but don't want to have to leave whatever it is immature.

Might any of you have advice?

The beds are sunny, and the soil is stoney-clay as a base although now has lots of garden compost in it.  I've had the garden for 18 months.  Wasn't good soil last year (hence lots of compost). I harvested small but yummy potatoes, strawberries, onions, celery, leeks, broad beans.  But all took more time than I can be sure of right now.



  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,526
    Put some runner beans in . They won't be ready when you leave, but the new owners might just love them.
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 10,792
    I wouldn't even think about it, unless you bought in some salad plants. 4-6 weeks is not long enough to sow seeds and harvest anything. I would just keep weeding so the veg beds look tidy for the new owners/tenants, unless you do as Fidgetbones has suggested.
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
  • B3B3 Posts: 24,431
    I'm not a veg gardener, but I believe radishes grow within a few weeks.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 2,941
    Pea shoots are lovely, and you could have a crop in three weeks.
    Utah, USA.
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