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Broad Bean Bumper Crop

Broad Bean Bumper Crop

This weekend we harvested our broad beans from our Hitchin allotment. Thanks to the recent rain that had fallen the beans had swollen beautifully and we had a ‘bumper crop’ this year. Everyone took a turn at snapping the pods and removing the beans ready for me to put in the freezer. We tried growing … Continue reading

Broad Bean Success?

Broad Bean Success?

For the last few years we have tried to grow broad beans on our allotment in Hitchin. Planting ‘Aquadulce Claudia’ in the autumn and allowing them to overwinter in the ground. However this only works if you have a mild winter. The snow of this year ruined many people’s crops (including our own) and it was … Continue reading