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No dig diary, 28th June 2021

It’s not been the kind of day that encourages you to be outside, but late this afternoon I got out to finish off thinning the carrots. I’ve always had patchy germination in the past so I tend to sow quite … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 26th June 2021

It’s been a busy busy day today. I had to do some bee stuff first because the forecast is for 24 hours of rain from 9am tomorrow and I don’t like playing with bees in the rain, after which I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 20th June 2021

I managed to earth up the potatoes today, but other jobs then got in the way of me doing much else. The only other garden-related thing I’ve done is emptying a pile of the remains of old beehive frames that … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 19th June 2021

Things seem to have slowed down in the veggie plot a bit, partly because I was ill for the best part of a week, but also because there doesn’t seem to be much to do. Many of the plants I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 18th April 2021

We have potato sign! Having sulked in the ground for what seems far too long, this evening I noticed that the first early potatoes (International Kidney, planted out on 19th March) are just starting to break the surface of the … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 11th April 2021

Today was a lovely sunny day, but the chilly wind meant it wasn’t entirely pleasant being outdoors. My first job was to get all of the potatoes planted out, which actually didn’t take too long once I’d got the hang … 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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