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Vegetables

Growing your own vegetables is becoming more and more popular as fears about the chemicals that are used to create the perfect potato shape, look and taste hit the media. Organic food may not look as aesthetically pleasing however it certainly is good for you.

The articles on this page are by no means a definitive guide to growing your own produce however they are a brilliant starting point. There are lots of books on the subject available from the library or your local book shop or you could even join your local allotment association where you can swap ideas with other like minded people.

You can even email me with your query and I'll post your message here so that other people can join in and help you find a solution to your problem. In the meantime use the links below for further information.

  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Beetroot
  • Onions

If there is a vegetable that you feel should be included on this page please email me .


Last Modified on: 05-12-2018

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Exhibition: Out in 1914 - Home at Last

Date:
01/08/2019 - 17/11/2019
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The story of the 2nd Monmouthshire Battalion who departed for the First World War in 1914 and did not return from France until 1919

Family of Miners Exhibition

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22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
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A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Yama - The mining art of Sakubei Yamamoto

Date:
16 - 30/09/2019
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At the age of seven years old, Sakubei Yamamoto (1892-1984) moved with his family to the coal mines of the Chikuho region in Kyushu. He was apprenticed to a colliery blacksmith at the age of twelve, and later worked as a mine blacksmith and coalminer until the age of 63 in 1955.

Happy Hands Club at Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play

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18/09/2019
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