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Disease hits the tomatoes for the second year.

Monday morning and I discover the Alicante tomatoes have blossom end rot. After researching on the internet it seems likely adding a little garden lime might help so watered a bit in to the compost in the evening. Continue reading

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Cheeky Mouse adds insult to injury!

On Monday I found seven strawberries ready to be picked that the mouse must of missed. However on Tuesday the cheeky mouse had found another ripe one and to add insult to injury had dragged it on top of the mouse trap to eat it!! Continue reading

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First courgette ready!

It has been a pretty quiet week this week. Nice weather has kept me watering and feeding the containers and the patch in general. Along with some weeding really makes up most of the week. 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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