Sowing Giant Exhibition Broad Beans


Broad Beans, Giant Exhibition

Last year I grew Bunyards Exhibition broad beans and I started them off in pots – this year, I’m growing a different variety and using a slightly different method. I’ve always been a little bit conscious of how much plastic we’re using in our day to day lives.  One of my incentives this year is […]

March 11, 2017

Seed update February 2016


Brenden F1, Broad Beans, Brussels Sprout, Bunyards Exhibition, De Carentan 2, Golden Gourmet, Kelvedon Wonder, Leek, Peas, Red Sun, Shallots

It’s been quite a busy month and so far I’ve been managed to plant shallots, garlic and sown broad beans, brussels sprouts, leeks, lettuces and peas. Since then, however, I have been battling some pests as my seedlings did get eaten by a little mouse.  I can’t blame the little blighters as the weather has been […]

February 20, 2016

Sowing broad beans: Bunyards Exhibition


Broad Beans, Bunyards Exhibition

Bunyards Exhibition Broad Beans are an old favourite and has earned the RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark – meaning that it’s a great plant for encouraging bees and other insects into pollinating the flowers.  They’re said to be versatile and resilient plants that produces a crop that’s ideal for freezing.  Broad beans are a great […]

January 9, 2016