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Shaded Veg Plot


By Peteg

Bristol, United Kingdom Gb

Hi All - Well, I've done it again; thought everything through except for one *teensy* point ...
I've laid a veg bed just outside the kitchen door - without considering the fact that it only gets sun during the main part of the summer, and then only from about 1pm to 5pm! (Faces NW, blast it!!) Most veg, I think, would want a smidgin more sun than that. Does anyone have any brilliant ideas about what I can grow in such a shady spot? Ideally, I'd like to be able to use it all year. It's only about 1.5m square.



Dont worry about it Pete it will be fine they will all still grow ,as always some may grow a bit better than others but they will grow. I have got North facing in Scotland and they still grow . .. .. . . . they want to!

14 Apr, 2009


Right! I'll carry on regardless, then ...

14 Apr, 2009


I know rhubarb will do well in shade.....

15 Apr, 2009


Oooh! Rhubarb Crumble .........

16 Apr, 2009


MMmmm yes, with lots of piping hot custard - that's something I miss over here

16 Apr, 2009

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