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By Avocado

London, United Kingdom Gb

Any suggestions for veg that won't mind a fairly shady spot? Neighbours, new and remarkably tall fence - I have the choice of moving the whole garden around, or finding veg that don't hate shade. Thanks



Cabbage, Spinach, Runner Beans and Lettuce to name but a few.

8 Nov, 2009


We've found all our veg do best in as full sun a we can manage.

8 Nov, 2009


Rhubarb and Jerusalem Artichokes.....

8 Nov, 2009


Yes Rhubarb but I recon veg likes plenty of sun.

8 Nov, 2009


My runner beans produced a good crop in shade this year.

8 Nov, 2009


I have this same problem!!!! But I grow everything as I've noticed that the sun moves around during the day so at least the veg get some sun and when are summers get hotter like they have done lately, the plants need the shade. You just have to try. In my garden my bulbs are always the last to flower thanks to the 6ft fence but they DO flower
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22 Mar, 2010

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