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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, 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, 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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No dig diary, 8th February 2022

It’s odd looking back at my plans for last year seeing that I sowed broad beans on 5th February having intended to do so somewhat earlier to find that I’m in exactly the same position this year 🙂 Today however … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 1st November 2021

I went outdoors this morning after some fairly torrential rain and quite stiff winds that are predicted to get stronger this afternoon to find my runner beans plants at an alarmingly jaunty angle. I therefore temporarily abandoned the plan to … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 24th July 2021

Looking last night at the forecast for today it was heavy rain all day with thunderstorms this afternoon. I didn’t therefore feel compelled to drag myself out of bed particularly early, but when I did so found that it wasn’t … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 19th June 2021

Things seem to have slowed down in the veggie plot a bit, partly because I was ill for the best part of a week, but also because there doesn’t seem to be much to do. Many of the plants I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 15th May 2021

It’s not been the easiest of days out in the veg plot today, with frequent, often torrential, rain showers. Overnight the slugs ate half a dozen of the calabrese and cabbages I planted out yesterday 🙁 I’ve replaced them and … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 4th April 2021

On 27th March I sowed a single twenty-cell module tray, half with a second sowing of calabrese and half with spring cabbage. Whilst the calabrese have germinated well, there’s no sign of the cabbages yet, so I decided to sow … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 20th March 2021

Quite a busy outdoors day today, some of which was just getting on with tidying stuff up after the winter, but at long last I did manage to get my broad beans (twenty-eight in total from two sowings on 5th … Continue reading

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