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When to Harvest Corn

Corn, or sweet corn as it is often referred to, is a popular vegetable among adults and kids alike. When you grow your own corn at home, you start to understand how really good (and sweet) it can be. It’s been said that you should put the pot of water on the stove and only…

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Problems I’ve Had Growing Zucchini (Courgette)

Towards the end of summer we invariably start to see pests devouring plants and diseases ruining our crops. Some common problems arise every season and are predictable enough to take evasive action. One of these culprits is the 28-spotted ladybird. What you’ll probably see is their destructive tell-tale signs before you actually see the beetles.…

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