Tag Archives: calabrese

No dig diary, 31st July 2021

This morning I cut lots of broccoli heads, some of which we’ve given to my parents and siblings who we saw in the afternoon. The rest may well be turned into soup or pesto. It looks like they’re not the … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 28th July 2021

It’s a veggie day today and we’re eating loads from the garden for dinner this evening, including the very last of the peas. Also on the menu this evening is broccoli (calabrese). This is a vegetable that I need to … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 22nd June 2021 (belated)

Harvesting is becoming more common now, and we had another dinner mostly from the veg plot tonight. We had more calabrese. The heads aren’t the biggest, but it’s not the end of the world as they all seem to be … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 23rd June 2021

After a few miserable days I got out in the garden today and planted out Romanesco cauliflower under my brassica netting. They should have gone out a couple of weeks back probably, but I wasn’t able to do so at … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 12th June 2021

Thanks to my lack of mobility over the last week I’ve not got much done in the veggie plot other than a bit of tidying up, so it was nice to get out today and sow some more calabrese and … 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 April 2021

Today was a lovely sunny day, but the chilly wind meant it wasn’t entirely pleasant being outdoors. My first job was to get all of the potatoes planted out, which actually didn’t take too long once I’d got the hang … 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, 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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