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No dig diary, 15th July 2021

This morning I made up a temporary drying rack for the onions by laying some 15mm mesh plastic netting over a large piece of weldmesh. This is all of the onions I lifted yesterday. I think I’m going to need … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 14th July 2021

Over the last few days I’ve cut back some overgrown sycamore branches that were getting in the way and fed the smaller stuff into the shredder, the intention being to mix it with grass clippings as I’m running a bit … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 11th July 2021

I took a few photos in the evening just to keep track of how everything is going in the veggie plot… I grew this for fun from seed years ago, but we’ve never actually eaten it. It’s still quite pretty … 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, 10th July 2021

I’m hoping to lift most of my onions tomorrow, but I’m not sure there will be time. Today I have been playing with the “chainsaw onna stick” trimming back some of the overhanging sycamore and now have huge piles of … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 4th July 2021

Another day of rubbish weather 🙁 I finished off the weeding from yesterday and planted out some lettuces and a few spare winter cabbage plants, but couldn’t really do much else. At least they won’t need watering in. I’ve been … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 3rd July 2021

It’s been a less-than-pleasant day here with persistent heavy showers and thunder, but (mostly) between the showers I’ve managed to get out and do a bit of weeding around the brassicas growing in the compost that didn’t get hot. One … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 28th June 2021

It’s not been the kind of day that encourages you to be outside, but late this afternoon I got out to finish off thinning the carrots. I’ve always had patchy germination in the past so I tend to sow quite … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 27th June 2021

I’ve now found a bit of space to plant out the leeks that have been in module trays in the greenhouse for what seems like forever. They’re a bit dotted around where I’ve removed plants such as the peas I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 22nd June 2021 (belated)

Harvesting is becoming more common now, and we had another dinner mostly from the veg plot tonight. We had more calabrese. The heads aren’t the biggest, but it’s not the end of the world as they all seem to be … Continue reading

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