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No dig diary, 11th July 2021

Today my daughter and I shredded another trailer and a half of sycamore before rain stopped play. I reckon there are about three trailer loads left of what I cut yesterday, but that will have to wait for another time. … 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, 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, 28th May 2021

We’re still eating the lettuces that are growing in the polytunnel, but I’ve had to remove the Webbs Wonderful as they ran straight to seed. I think given that the ones I planted last Autumn rotted inside over the winter … 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, 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, 2nd April 2021

It being Easter weekend I felt that I should follow John and Yoko’s advice and give peas a chance. So yesterday afternoon I collected up all of my germinated pea plants, some giant matchsticks (or wooden stakes with worn out … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 19th March 2021

I removed some of the leaf radish plants from the polytunnel yesterday as they were running to seed. I’m now using that space for my peas for shoots, sown on 5th and 19th February. I’ve set the plugs from the … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 12th March 2021

Almost thirty of my Cayenne peppers sown three weeks ago have germinated and some were starting to get a bit tall as they actually germinated over a period of more than a week, so I removed them from the propagator … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 22nd February 2021

Vandalism! This morning we have mostly blue sky for what is possibly the first time since before Christmas. It’s very pleasantly warm, to the point that I could see one of the greenhouse vents was open when I went out … Continue reading

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