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No dig diary, 29th August 2021

It’s been rather autumnal here this holiday weekend and I’ve been out in the garden a bit, planting out the last of my brassicas (PSB and spring cabbage which were really only “spares” anyhow, but since I have the space…). … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 15th August 2021

It’s been a frustrating day here if you want to be outdoors. Every time I went outside it seemed to start raining 🙁 I did manage to get some sowing done though — lettuces, spinach and spring onions. I was … 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, 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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