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    Default ULTIMATE varieties

    Hi,

    I have been trawling the forum to find a thread about the very best varieties of anything. I want peoples recommendations on those varieties that you just couldn't do without. Not just ones that did well or tasted nice.

    Probably limited to one or 2 per grower....What are the Ultimate Varieties that you just have to grow each year, might not be glamorous but always on the list!!

    I particularly like Masterpiece Green Longpod for Broad Beans. Although I enjoy podding Beans, its good to get loads in a pod and I like the taste and they grow well consistently.

    Also Sarpo Mira spuds. Always produce a good number of go sized tubers, helped by the blight resistance, but I think they taste good too.

    I know everyone will have their own favourites, and possibly not like others choices, so just shout out your favourites....
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    William M. Davies

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    Bijou mangetout ' cos they're big and easy to grow and pick.

    Gardener's Delight tomato - cheap as chips but, to me, they taste how a tomato should taste - maybe because its the first one I ever grew.
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    I will always grow at least one or two gardeners delight and black icicle for toms and a lemon drop chilli plant.
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    Golden Acre cabbages...my favourite summer variety
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    Can't have a season without shirley tomatoes or jalapeno peppers.
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    Hispi for early summer/til autumn cabbage and Alderman peas..... sneaking in a cheeky third choice - White Lady runner beans
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    Tomatoe Tumbling Tom, Courgette Rugosa Friuliana, Chilli Bulgarian Carrot

    sorry I didn't stick to just two
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    Summer Cider Tomato and Blue Lake Climbing French beans

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