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Man Grew a Store's Worth of Veg in his Small Garden During Lockdown

Updated: Jun 24, 2021

Lots of people have been inspired to start growing during lockdown and here is a story of one man and his small garden during 2020.

Allesandro Vitale in his small garden

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Alessandro Vitale, 29, from Walthamstow, has grown 30 different vegetables, including cabbage, carrots, garlic, fennel, leeks, cauliflower and broccoli.

He has also harvested 35kg of tomatoes from just six plants and 10kg of 17 different types of chilli.

He has been so successful in growing his greens that he has not bought a single fruit or veg from the supermarket since lockdown began in March.

And thanks to his Italian grandmother's secret recipes, he has turned lots of it into delicious pasta sauces to see him through winter.

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