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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, 12th February 2022

Today was pepper-sowing day, both sweet peppers and chiles. In the main they’re the same varieties that I sowed last year and am hoping will survive the winter in the polytunnel (jalapeno and cayenne chiles, yellow and red Corno di … Continue reading

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Pickled jalapenos

I’ve just realised that I meant to show what I did with all my green jalapenos from this year. No idea how I can have forgotten something so important 🙂 I did save a few to stuff and bake, but … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 14th November 2021

This morning I weeded the greenhouse and polytunnel. There weren’t very many in the greenhouse and what there were in the polytunnel were mostly self-inflicted — germinated seeds from the marigolds I had planted between the tomatoes. Something has been … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 30th October 2021

A random list of what’s happened this week… I finished the one remaining path around the veggie plot, using up almost the last of my saved cardboard in the process, as well as quite a bit of the woodchip. I’ve … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 30th September (part 2)

A few more photos taken at the same time as the previous post. The outdoor butternut squashes aren’t exactly impressive. But the ones in the polytunnel have done much better The pineapple is looking very healthy. Probably about time I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 21st September 2021

I seem to have spent the last couple of weeks madly doing stuff and not feeling as though I have a huge amount to show for it. Not sure why. On a non-gardening front I do at least have a … Continue reading

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Preserving polytunnel pepper plants

Prior to a couple of months ago I’d never really thought about peppers (sweet peppers and chiles) as perennials. In the main in the UK they seem to be grown as annuals. Since they are perennials, trying to keep them … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2020: One last picking of the chiles

This afternoon I’ve taken all the remaining chiles off the plants. They’re not going to get any more ripe now. We’ve done really well this year though, so I’m not complaining. I’ve not weighed them all, but in this basket … Continue reading

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