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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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No dig diary, 12th March 2021

Almost thirty of my Cayenne peppers sown three weeks ago have germinated and some were starting to get a bit tall as they actually germinated over a period of more than a week, so I removed them from the propagator … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 19th February

I looked over the seeds I sowed on 5th February today, and I wasn’t that impressed with what had germinated. It’s been a bit patchy. The broad beans that have germinated look fairly happy: but I’ve not got as many … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 7th February 2021

The weather forecast has suddenly turned very chilly, with temperatures staying below freezing for quite a few days, so I’ve moved the broad beans sown on 5th February to the propagator. Hopefully they’ll be happier there than they would be … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 5th February 2021

Somewhat later than I originally planned (my intention was to do this mid-January, but given the weather I really don’t think it matters that much), today I have sown broad beans, beetroot, spinach and peas. The broad beans (Aquadulce Claudia) … Continue reading

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