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No dig diary, 28th June 2021

It’s not been the kind of day that encourages you to be outside, but late this afternoon I got out to finish off thinning the carrots. I’ve always had patchy germination in the past so I tend to sow quite … 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, 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, 21st May 2021

It’s been a difficult time to find much to do again because of the weather, but my first sowings of carrots really needed thinning and the fleece replacing with mesh so I got on with that. The removed carrots were … 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, 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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