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Where to grow vegetables.


By Beccy

United Kingdom Gb

I have a small garden with limited space for growing vegetables.
I have access to a blocked off alleyway which gets very little light.
Could I grow any vegetables here? I was thinking that perhaps root vegetables may grow here.
The vegetables I am planning to grow are:
Sprouts, Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, Parsnips and Runner beans.
Many thanks



all veg needs sun , even root crops. not sure if the area will produce much, but worth a go!

22 Sep, 2008


All plants need light. Runner beans will grow on an open fence. Sprouts and potatoes need room i.e. 2 feet apart in rows, carrots, onions and parsnips need full light.
In the alleyway you could grow mushrooms, or force rhubarb in a large container. Bring it out in the summer to grow on.

23 Sep, 2008

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