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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, 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, 1st September 2021

I’ve planted up quite a few of my winter salads in mushroom trays now. I think I have eight done, so forty-eight plants. Then I had an idea that is so simple I don’t know why I’ve overlooked it until … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 30th August 2021

Today I harvested eight of my sweetcorn to see how they looked. They’re not quite as golden yellow as I’d hoped, but either my eyesight is going a bit strange or they actually appeared to be turning more yellow as … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 17th August 2021

Yesterday and today I’ve planted out some more of the “emergency” brassicas. It’s possible I have the caterpillar issue under control for the moment as I’m not finding anywhere near as many now as I was a week ago, but … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 22nd June 2021 (belated)

Harvesting is becoming more common now, and we had another dinner mostly from the veg plot tonight. We had more calabrese. The heads aren’t the biggest, but it’s not the end of the world as they all seem to be … 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, 13th April 2021

On the basis that one should always yield to temptation as it may not pass one’s way again, I stopped off on the way back from swimming this afternoon and bought a second packet of sweetcorn seeds. I’ve just been … Continue reading

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