Our friends at Mr Fothergill’s have joined in the fun and are growing their own giant marrows. have you entered our competition yet?
Just in are these pictures of some rather nice marrows being grown at Mr Fothergill’s trials grounds in Kentford, Suffolk. The folks there have been growing along with us and putting our efforts to shame!
Gorgeous Grantham garden competes for the prize
I thought I’d send you an update on the marrows in the gardens.
Our outdoor sown courgette took a week longer to germinate than our indoor sown, but didn’t have to cope with becoming re-established in the veg bed. It has grown larger and fruited before the indoor sown plants, all plants are…
I am getting visitors in the night. Slugs and snails leaving slimy trails. They have eaten one or two of my leaves despite them being a bit prickly. Of all the lovely stuff to eat in this veg patch they pick me. My skin seems to be hardening a bit so at least my butt is still intact.…
Hopeful for the title of biggest marrow in harvesting tragedy
Sad to report that Mervin the marrow, challenger to Marvin in KG’s massive marrow competition mysteriously disappeared last night. Said KG’s editor Steve Ott: “I had just finished my tea which consisted of some freshly harvested roast veggies accompanied by a tasty courgette, lime and coriander side dish and was…
It’s so hot. Longest day and the hottest. What idiot decided to put me in a mini greenhouse? Thankfully I am getting plenty of water. I heard on the marrow vine that Mervin has disappeared. That must mean I am on course to being the biggest marrow in the world.…
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