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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, 14th May 2021

Had to dodge the rain showers today, but I managed to get some more calabrese and early cabbage planted out. It’s still under fleece because of the weather. That was all there was time for really. At least they didn’t … 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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No dig diary, 1st May 2021

Things have been quite slow recently because of the weather. I have lots of plants waiting to be planted out, but we’re still getting frosts overnight and the air temperature is even getting below freezing in the early hours of … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 10th April 2021

Busy day today. The last thing remaining to do with the “no dig” greenhouse was sorting out some seals to close the gap between the frame and the door. To be fair it probably would have been pretty much ok … 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, 27th March 2021

Today I wanted to sow a second batch of calabrese (Marathon F1) and some early cabbage (Greyhound). I’m hoping that successional sowings of the calabrese will give a crop over an extended period as last year we had heads ready … Continue reading

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