Tag Archives: garlic

No dig diary, 28th February 2022

I forgot to take a photo of the polytunnel garlic yesterday, so here it is today. I really can’t believe it’s so tall so soon.

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Garlic comparison

As I posted a couple of days ago, this year’s garlic has finally made it out of the ground. I’d been feeling a bit apprehensive about what was going on because it seems to have been far slower to get … Continue reading

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At last we have garlic-sign!

I’ve been a little apprehensive about the garlic for next year. I saved four of my best bulbs from this year’s harvest to replant, and did so back in October. Despite the fairly mild weather however there’s been no sign … Continue reading

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No dig diary, October 11th 2021

I managed to plant garlic from the four bulbs I saved from this year’s harvest. I’ve done two bulbs in the main plot and two in the polytunnel again, but this time in the polytunnel I’ve done them as a … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 7th August 2021

I think I need some practice at plaits 🙂 That’s probably about a quarter of the garlic harvest this year. Perhaps a touch more, but not much. Despite the rubbish weather I have also been out in the garden a … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 26th June 2021

It’s been a busy busy day today. I had to do some bee stuff first because the forecast is for 24 hours of rain from 9am tomorrow and I don’t like playing with bees in the rain, after which 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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Veg plot 2021: Mid January

Photos of the veg plot from the middle of January. Not much is growing outside, but it’s looking promising for the spring. Onions and spring onions: Outdoor garlic Corn salad/Lambs lettuce (shortly to be picked for a salad) In the … Continue reading

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Polytunnel garlic is go!

A month ago I planted a second batch of garlic in the polytunnel. There were two reasons for doing so: first because I couldn’t get hold of the variety I wanted when I was looking to plant outdoors (that variety … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2021: Garlic going great guns

Despite very little else growing outdoors at the moment, the garlic that I planted on 10th October seems to be going well. To be fair the onions are also looking quite healthy and I should perhaps post a photo of … Continue reading

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