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Newsletter 20 Aug

Your veg is here!

Thank you all for your continued support.

Your boxes this week

Small boxes this week contain brocolli, sweetcorn and bananas alongside ‘Triplo’ potatoes, carrots and onions. They also have mini cucumbers as a treat (Small boxes only).

Medium+ boxes have the same, plus chestnut mushrooms, squash and some ‘Discovery’ apples from the Borders.

Gardener’s boxes this week contain the sweetcorn, bananas and chestnut mushrooms and avocado, mandarins, lemons and a Galia melon.

It’s a bit of a squash and a squeeze!

We have 2 types of squash in our boxes this week. Medium boxes contain the beautiful ‘Harlequin’ squash, whilst our Large boxes have the ‘red Onion’ squash.

What’s the deal with naming food after other food anyway? Last week it was ‘Pink Fir Apple’ potatoes, now this!

Tres hermanas

Meaning ‘three sisters’ in Spanish, the term refers to growing squash, sweetcorn and beans together.
The ‘3 sisters’ method is companion planting at its best, as the three plants grow symbiotically alongside each other.

This arrangement deters weeds and pests and enriches the soil at the same time which helps the plants thrive together. Isn’t Nature wonderful?

Nothing Fawlty with our Basil!

The basil in our polytunnels has done so well we are giving everyone a bunch of it in their boxes.
That is, everyone except for our fellow Gardeners who we assume are in the same boat.
We hope you are as much of a fan as we are.

Garden news

We have made some progress on getting a deer fence! We hope work on that will start on Monday.
We would like to thank those thoughtful customers who shared their anti-pest tips and tricks with us. We will certainly be giving those a try too.

Recipes

We have two lovely recipes for you to try this week 🙂

Sweetcorn, Mushroom & Brocolli Stir-fry

Chilean Bean Stew “Porotos Granados”

What do you think?

Let us know your thoughts
Thank you!
The Gardd Sadwrn team

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