Mr Fothergill’s big marrow update

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! Don’t forget…

6th July 2017

Snail supper 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.…

21st June 2017

Marvin basking 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.…