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No dig diary, 6th May 2021

Whilst I was out swimming this afternoon, a delivery arrived that was schedule for this morning. Six more tonnes of green waste compost, now just about covered by an 8m x 5m tarpaulin. Most of it will probably sit there … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 2nd May 2021

The tomatoes and calendula appear to have survived happily enough in the polytunnel over the last week or more, so I decided today to finish planting the rest out (I only did half the bed last time, “just in case”). … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 16th March 2021

Nine days after sowing almost all of the tomato seeds I sowed (on 7th March) have germinated and we need the space in the propagator, so I’ve moved them to the greenhouse. I also opened up the first of my … Continue reading

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No dig diary, 7th March 2021

It always feels like a special time to me when I sow the tomatoes for each year. So much promise of things to come… And this year there are some new names plus an old favourite. The old favourite is … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2020: Goodbye to the tomatoes

We decided this morning that the fruits remaining on the tomato vines really weren’t getting any riper, so this afternoon my daughter and I stripped off all of the remaining tomatoes that were worth having and pulled up all the … Continue reading

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Veg plot 2020: (Almost) the last of the tomatoes

Yesterday afternoon I picked over all of our non-cherry tomato plants to collect all the ripe/mostly ripe ones which are apparently going to be made into soup, and the green ones that will be made into chutney, so this is … Continue reading

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Home made pasta sauce base

The days are getting shorter and the remaining tomatoes in the polytunnel don’t look like they’re getting that much riper, so today we picked about two thirds of the ripest, which actually turned out to be far more tomatoes than … Continue reading

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