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With the disruption on the continent, what should we be growing this year?...

...to replace the crops we won't be able to import so easily?

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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,776
    Easy stuff like salads which are quick and can be relatively expensive and don't need special kit.  If you can provide a well prepared bed - loads of compost and/or manure to improve fertility and moisture retention - then you can grow runner beans, green beans, squashes, pumpkins and courgettes.

    If you have a greenhouse or polytunnel, tomatoes, cucumbers, chilies, aubergines.

    Herbs are always good for lifting flavour and those wee packs of fresh herb can be expensive - 132€ a kilo here if you check the price for a wee pack of coriander so have a go at parsley, basil, tarragon, coriander, thyme.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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