Monthly Archives: May 2009

End of May and the veggies are growing well.

A update on the veggie patch mainly in pictures this week. Including the first strawberry nearly ready for the breakfast cereal and the peas in the gutters now germinated. Continue reading

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Planting out and Potting On !

Potting on the tomatoes. Just to remind you this year I am trying two new varieties to me as well as the Alicante I grew last year. They are both cherry tomatoes and are Sweet Milton and Bejbino Continue reading

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Potato Blight ?? Surely it is too early in the year!

On Friday I notice that one row of the early potatoes is lagging well behind the other even though that particular row was the first to appear were both planted together As you can see from the picture a big difference in growth. Could it be the dreaded potato blight hitting this early in the season? Continue reading

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What has been digging in the strawberry bed?

On Wednesday I find another hole in the same place and after much thought realise it must be a squirrel that is doing it unless my rabbits have learnt how to jump a two foot high fence Continue reading

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May arrives and plenty to do in the vegetable patch.

On Monday we had heavy rain most of the day which replenished the water butts nicely as they had been getting a little low with the recent dry spell. On Monday night the sky cleared and when I went out with Laddie at 4am there was a heavy frost on the car. Continue reading

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