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No dig diary, 26th February 2022

Very busy day today, kicking off early doors with the builder coming over to replace the roof tile that went AWOL during the storms. He left with a box full of swede, cabbage, parsnips, sprouts and leeks so I think … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 19th February 2022

It’s all been a bit crazy because of Storm Eunice, but I escaped to the greenhouse (which has developed a very slight lean over the last few days that I’ll have to fix in the summer) for a short while … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 13th February 2022

More sowing today. This time it’s aubergines, parsley and radishes, the latter sown six seeds to a module tray cell. The aubergines and parsley are in the propagator, the latter just because there happened to be room. Whilst I was … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 8th February 2022

It’s odd looking back at my plans for last year seeing that I sowed broad beans on 5th February having intended to do so somewhat earlier to find that I’m in exactly the same position this year 🙂 Today however … Continue reading

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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

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, 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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