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    Nicos - you could try your local greengrocer - alternatively, look about for old fish-boxes in antique / junk/ reclamation / salvage shops and yards
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    If you've got an old chest of drawers or something I suppose you could use the drawers. I'm just getting my seed list together and as I've never grown beetroots before (but love eating them - which ones do you recommend?

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    I always grow cylindria as they are so easy to slice , and as they are long as opposed to round, tend not to crowd each other out when maturing. Nice flavour too.
    Never had disease/pests with them either.
    Not a beetroot guru so would be interested in other varieties and why choose them?!

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    Thanks Nicos - I'll try them.

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    Just make sure you don't let them grow too long that they won't fit into a pan if that's how you intend to cook them!!

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    Has anybody grown any yellow beets or the very pretty ones featured in the mag last month (or was it the one before)? sorry losing track of time here.
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