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I am often asked what is the best method of growing both long carrots and parsnips for the show bench. There are a number of

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Starting from now, and through to the end of September, will see us right in the middle of the showing season. There will literally be

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Heaviest Onion

My attempt to beat the world record for the heaviest onion came to a grinding halt a few weeks ago. This was only my second

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Tullamore Show Co Offaly

I simply love visiting Ireland and in particular to Judge the vegetables at the Tullamore Show in Co Offaly. The show is the largest of

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Growing Long Carrots

My first lot of long carrots were a bit of a disaster when I sowed them in 6 inch diameter pipes for Chelsea. From the

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