Tag Archives: sweet peppers

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, 12th February 2022

Today was pepper-sowing day, both sweet peppers and chiles. In the main they’re the same varieties that I sowed last year and am hoping will survive the winter in the polytunnel (jalapeno and cayenne chiles, yellow and red Corno di … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 14th November 2021

This morning I weeded the greenhouse and polytunnel. There weren’t very many in the greenhouse and what there were in the polytunnel were mostly self-inflicted — germinated seeds from the marigolds I had planted between the tomatoes. Something has been … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 30th October 2021

A random list of what’s happened this week… I finished the one remaining path around the veggie plot, using up almost the last of my saved cardboard in the process, as well as quite a bit of the woodchip. I’ve … 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, 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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