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Monday, April 26, 2010


The maca survived the winter and looks quite happy amongst the weeds. There isn't a lot of it and its not very photogenic.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Gortahork cabbage

I am not a big fan of cabbage but it is popular especially the giant Gortahork cabbages that the Irish Seedsavers distribute. Most appeared to have died in the bad frosts but green shoots are emerging from the slime. We should have seed this year. The spring cabbages Offeheim mostly died in the frost. Out of about 100 plants 20 have survived, heavy selection for a cold winter. It is a small population to save seed from.