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More fruits of my labour

I picked another 1¾lb of blackberries this morning, followed by a washing up bowl full (I have no idea what that weighs — perhaps 14lbs?) of Victoria plums. The blackberries went straight into the freezer and we’ve stoned the plums … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 17th August 2021 (part 2)

This evening I have taken cuttings from the red and green basil and each of the tomato varieties, putting them in water to see if they will produce roots. If the tomatoes do well then I’ll pot them up and … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 15th August 2021

It’s been a frustrating day here if you want to be outdoors. Every time I went outside it seemed to start raining 🙁 I did manage to get some sowing done though — lettuces, spinach and spring onions. I was … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 8th August 2021

Thanks to a very sudden attack of blight, I removed all the potato haulms today, but whilst my original intention was to leave the potatoes in the ground for another couple of weeks, in doing so I decided that I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 7th August 2021

I think I need some practice at plaits 🙂 That’s probably about a quarter of the garlic harvest this year. Perhaps a touch more, but not much. Despite the rubbish weather I have also been out in the garden a … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 11th May 2021

I managed to get some cabbages planted today before the rain set in with a vengeance, and to remove the last few radishes from my first batch sown in February where they’d got too big and gone soft, because we … Continue reading

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