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No dig diary, 10th October 2021

It’s been a bit of a disjointed weekend for me. I had plans to do loads of stuff, but ended up spending a fair bit of it being “washing machine repair man” so there are plenty of things on my … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 6th October 2021

We had some unexpected sunshine today, so I got out in the veggie plot and relocated all of the cornflowers and nasturtiums (which are no longer flowering) to the compost heap, evicting a large number of slugs in the process. … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 30th September (part 2)

A few more photos taken at the same time as the previous post. The outdoor butternut squashes aren’t exactly impressive. But the ones in the polytunnel have done much better The pineapple is looking very healthy. Probably about time I … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 26th September 2021

Today I harvested all the remaining sweetcorn and froze the cobs. The stalks I twisted out of the ground and after hacking off the roots with a billhook (they obviously went straight into the compost) I shredded the stalks and … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 7th August 2021

I think I need some practice at plaits 🙂 That’s probably about a quarter of the garlic harvest this year. Perhaps a touch more, but not much. Despite the rubbish weather I have also been out in the garden a … 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, 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, 16th May 2021

It’s been another awkward day here with a mixture of sunshine and heavy showers. Having got wet several times, I found a large parasol and stuck it in the bed I was working on to keep the rain off, though … 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, 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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