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No dig diary, 18th July 2021

Today I stripped the pea plants of the last of their pods. In the end there were far more than I expected. Shelling them was pretty tedious, but they’re now all in the freezer. The space the plants occupied will … 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, 18th May 2021

Just some quick jobs today. I planted out the remaining peas for pods, which just leaves me with the spare strawberry plants I need to do something with and then I should be completely caught up after the delays due … 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, 10th May 2021

Another day of weather that was generally too unpleasant to want to be outside in. Whilst it was at times beautifully sunny and warm, within ten minutes that could turn into horizontal rain, and often did 🙁 I restricted myself … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 3rd April 2021

Today I’ve sown more peas for shoots, using up the last of the seed from last year, some leeks and green and red basil. I’ve returned the aubergine seedlings that were in the greenhouse to the propagator as they seem … 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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No dig diary, 19th March 2021

I removed some of the leaf radish plants from the polytunnel yesterday as they were running to seed. I’m now using that space for my peas for shoots, sown on 5th and 19th February. I’ve set the plugs from the … 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, 19th February

I looked over the seeds I sowed on 5th February today, and I wasn’t that impressed with what had germinated. It’s been a bit patchy. The broad beans that have germinated look fairly happy: but I’ve not got as many … Continue reading

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