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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, 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, 16th October 2021

Somehow I suddenly seem to have loads to do this weekend. I’m not entirely sure how that happened 🙂 This morning I harvested all the ripe tomatoes from the polytunnel. I was expecting them all to be turned into pizza … Continue reading

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No dig diary, October 11th 2021

I managed to plant garlic from the four bulbs I saved from this year’s harvest. I’ve done two bulbs in the main plot and two in the polytunnel again, but this time in the polytunnel I’ve done them as a … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 4th October 2021

Well, the weather looks as though it’s getting a bit random for the next week, so as it was dry and I had some time today I went out and picked the beans, ending up with two trays full. They’re … 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, 17th August 2021 (part 2)

This evening I have taken cuttings from the red and green basil and each of the tomato varieties, putting them in water to see if they will produce roots. If the tomatoes do well then I’ll pot them up and … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 3rd August 2021

“Looks like we’re gonna need another compost heap!” Hopefully it will sink down over the next few days, but actually given the volume of material that’s now going into these, I think starting up a third is pretty much inevitable. … Continue reading

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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, 4th July 2021

Another day of rubbish weather 🙁 I finished off the weeding from yesterday and planted out some lettuces and a few spare winter cabbage plants, but couldn’t really do much else. At least they won’t need watering in. I’ve been … Continue reading

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