Strawberries in autumn: Child's hill allotments

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Strawberries in autumn: Child's hill allotments
16th October 2014

The late September sun was unexpectedly warm this year and consequently, this years harvest is a little unusual. 

It’s a sight you’d more likely see in spring. The apples are ripening and beans still flowering. 

Hillary Burden, secretary of Child's hill allotment shows us around her patch, explains why the spectacular warm and dry spell means there are strawberries in autumn and show us ‘late blight’, which caused the Irish potato famine. 

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