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No dig diary, 16th March 2022

It’s been a grey and wet day today, so I chose not to do anything out in the open. I did however transplant my first batch of radishes (sown 13th February) and peas for shoots (sown 9th February) into the … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 13th March 2022

Today I have been sowing more peas for shoots and radishes, peas for, err, peas, sugar snap peas and a few flowers (nasturtiums and cosmos), until I ran out of seed compost, so sieving some more is now on my … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 5th March 2022

There was a little more sowing to be done today. Mostly tomatoes, but also some Romanesco Cauliflower. This year I’m trying Apero, Olivade, Costoluto Fiorentino (seed left over from last year) and Amish Paste tomatoes, together with some random red … Continue reading

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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, 9th February 2022

More seed sowing this morning… Firstly spinach. I have seed for two varieties, Medania and Missouri. I seem to struggle growing spinach for some reason, but we eat a reasonable amount of spinach and it seems worth sticking at, so … Continue reading

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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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