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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, 11th May 2021

I managed to get some cabbages planted today before the rain set in with a vengeance, and to remove the last few radishes from my first batch sown in February where they’d got too big and gone soft, because we … 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, 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, 10th April 2021

Busy day today. The last thing remaining to do with the “no dig” greenhouse was sorting out some seals to close the gap between the frame and the door. To be fair it probably would have been pretty much ok … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 21st March 2021

Planted out my first sowing of radishes today, sown on 20th February and re-sown two days later after birds raided them (four seeds per cell multisowings): And then covered them with fleece to keep the worst of the cold off … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 15th March 2021

Never say never… After yesterday’s impromptu sowing session, today I found seed for some Sparkler 3 radish that I didn’t know we had, so I’ve sown a twelve-cell tray of those, five seeds to a cell. They can sit in … 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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