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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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Last shot from the plot

For 2021, at least 🙂 I lifted a good couple of dozen leeks to share with my extended family when we saw them just before the new year. Fortunately there are still plenty left for us.

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The veggie plot at the end of 2021

As I posted a couple of days back, I wanted to take a few photos of the plot as it is now so I can remember where I still need to spread compost once the winter crops are out of … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas veggie plot tidy up

Despite filling ten (I think — could be twelve) dumpy bags with fallen leaves, there were still quite a few that had collected on the paths and around the plants in the veggie plot so today I decided to clean … Continue reading

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Well this is quite unexpected

This is a photo of some of this winter’s purple sprouting broccoli plants taken on 26th November. They’re starting to flower! The plants weren’t sown or planted out particularly early. In fact possibly later than the instructions on the packet … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 18th November 2021

Forgot to post this a couple of days ago… As I’ve already written, I’ve been getting ahead on compost for next winter, filling one of the bins with shredded material from some tidying up of the garden. There’s no grass … Continue reading

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Esther Dean’s Gardening Book: Growing Without Digging

I mentioned this a couple of days ago. No-one appears to have it for sale, but I managed to find a PDF copy online. I’m now pleased I wasn’t able to buy it. The first couple of chapters are interesting, … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 15th November 2021

These are my eight leaf radish plants in the polytunnel Or they would be, if one hadn’t gone missing last night. I found its remains about twelve feet away over the other side of the tunnel with the root mostly … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 14th November 2021

This morning I weeded the greenhouse and polytunnel. There weren’t very many in the greenhouse and what there were in the polytunnel were mostly self-inflicted — germinated seeds from the marigolds I had planted between the tomatoes. Something has been … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 14th November 2021

This morning I weeded the greenhouse and polytunnel. There weren’t very many in the greenhouse and what there were in the polytunnel were mostly self-inflicted — germinated seeds from the marigolds I had planted between the tomatoes. Something has been … Continue reading

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