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No dig diary, 21st September 2021

I seem to have spent the last couple of weeks madly doing stuff and not feeling as though I have a huge amount to show for it. Not sure why. On a non-gardening front I do at least have 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, 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, 14th March 2021

I had no plans for sowing more seeds until the weekend, but whilst I was in his greenhouse with my father-in-law today he discovered three packets of mixed-colour sweet peppers. The fruit can be purple, brown, black, cream, orange, yellow … 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, 20th February 2021

Today was pepper sowing day! I have seeds for a variety of pepper seeds, both chiles and sweet peppers. The sweet peppers are Corno di Toro, both red and yellow, and Tarquinio F1, whilst the majority of the chiles are … Continue reading

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Preserving polytunnel pepper plants

Prior to a couple of months ago I’d never really thought about peppers (sweet peppers and chiles) as perennials. In the main in the UK they seem to be grown as annuals. Since they are perennials, trying to keep them … Continue reading

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