Tag Archives: courgettes

No dig diary, 9th May 2021

Today I sowed climbing beans (Cobra and Borlotto Lingua di Fuoco) and runner beans (Czar), the first to eat fresh and the latter two to pod and use over the winter. I also emptied out three of the pots containing … Continue reading

Posted in Polytunnel, Smallholding, Veg plot | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

No dig diary, 19th April 2021

As I posted a couple of days ago, most of my cucurbits have been doing fairly well, the exception being the courgettes. So today I sowed the remaining four seeds as a backup in case the others don’t germinate at … Continue reading

Posted in Smallholding, Veg plot | Tagged | Leave a comment

No dig diary, 17th April 2021

Had things been going to plan, today was to have been filled with planting out of tomatoes in the polytunnel, aubergines and melons in the new greenhouse and perhaps even some peppers (probably split between the two). I chickened out … Continue reading

Posted in Smallholding, Veg plot | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Smallholding, Veg plot | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Veg plot 2020: Last of the courgettes

My wife harvested what will probably be the last of the courgettes for dinner this evening. What is left on the plants aren’t really growing any more and are getting nibbled by the wildlife. I think it’s probably time to … Continue reading

Posted in Smallholding, Veg plot | Tagged | Leave a comment