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Overwintering Blue Basil and Chillis Update

God how long is winter going to last? Hobbling out of my sick cavebed (chest infection) I’ve finally summoned the strength to get up and out, pretending that a few brief rays of sun amongst sheets of rain counts as a beginning to the season. But things are picking up, just look at the lengthening of daylight and thus the increase in light. Of course, in the UK winter really starts about now with inch thick frost on the car windscreen and the odd day of snow to look forward to in late Feb and March. So I am guilty again of optimism. Read More

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