Category Archives: Veg plot

No dig diary, 16th March 2022

It’s been a grey and wet day today, so I chose not to do anything out in the open. I did however transplant my first batch of radishes (sown 13th February) and peas for shoots (sown 9th February) into the … Continue reading

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Would you like some roast dinner with your parsnip?

This may well be the biggest I’ve ever grown! It’s not my intention to have them so big. This year I’m going to try growing some closer together in an attempt to restrict the size.

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No dig diary, 13th March 2022

Today I have been sowing more peas for shoots and radishes, peas for, err, peas, sugar snap peas and a few flowers (nasturtiums and cosmos), until I ran out of seed compost, so sieving some more is now on my … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 12th March 2022

No sowing today. Mostly I’ve been thinning the hedge alongside our polytunnel to stop it shading the tunnel quite so much. Not much time left for doing this sort of stuff now. Spring hasn’t arrived here yet, but driving into … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 5th March 2022

There was a little more sowing to be done today. Mostly tomatoes, but also some Romanesco Cauliflower. This year I’m trying Apero, Olivade, Costoluto Fiorentino (seed left over from last year) and Amish Paste tomatoes, together with some random red … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 28th February 2022

I forgot to take a photo of the polytunnel garlic yesterday, so here it is today. I really can’t believe it’s so tall so soon.

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No dig diary, 26th February 2022

Very busy day today, kicking off early doors with the builder coming over to replace the roof tile that went AWOL during the storms. He left with a box full of swede, cabbage, parsnips, sprouts and leeks so I think … Continue reading

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Caught red-hoofed!

I checked my trail camera for the first time in a few days today. Looks like a gang of Roe Deer are sneaking in to eat my curly kale! They can’t deny it. I even have video footage of one … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 20th February 2022

More brutal weather today and lots of rain too. I was determined not to waste the day though, so I got out for a few minutes when the wind dropped for a short while and planted out my shallots (Golden … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 19th February 2022

It’s all been a bit crazy because of Storm Eunice, but I escaped to the greenhouse (which has developed a very slight lean over the last few days that I’ll have to fix in the summer) for a short while … Continue reading

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