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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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Veg plot 2021: Mid January

Photos of the veg plot from the middle of January. Not much is growing outside, but it’s looking promising for the spring. Onions and spring onions: Outdoor garlic Corn salad/Lambs lettuce (shortly to be picked for a salad) In the … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2021: How do you like them onions?

Having posted yesterday about how the garlic was doing so well, a little update on the multi-sown onions that were planted out during the second week of October. These are the (Red Baron) red onions, sown at the very end … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2021: More onions planted out

Almost the last of the onions to be planted out, these. I have a few left from some seed I found after sowing the main batches that aren’t quite big enough yet. These ones are brown onions, Bedfordshire Champion if … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2021: First planting out

I really need to free up some space in the greenhouse now, and I should really have started transplanting my onion seedlings last weekend but the weather was just too bad, so today I took the Red Baron seedlings out … Continue reading

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