Aubergines | smallholding dreams

Reason no.1 why I love my polytunnel: I have aubergines growing. For the last 3-4 years I have tried, unsuccessfully, to grow aubergines in my greenhouses and coldframe – they flowered and then rotted. the only time I have manged to grow them was about 5 years ago when I grew them in a small, cheap polytunnel type thing that was £50 half price in a garden centre. I loved this first polytunnel but the wind destroyed it in the first winter. I have kept the frame as a fruit cage type thing though and one d…..

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