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Germination of the first sowings of the year.

The first signs of germination was one of the tomatoes on the 16th. On the 18th the first of the whippersnapper tomatoes appeared along with some of the cabbage and lettuces. Continue reading

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The veggie patch is producing like mad now.

When I got home I picked about thirty pea pods for my evening meal. There is something therapeutic about shelling peas I find. After the meal I decided to deal with the excess of courgettes and made a couple of jars of courgette and ginger jam. Continue reading

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Harvesting and rain is the current position.

Still managing to keep up with eating the courgettes just. Also harvesting the broad beans, beetroot, lettuce and peas as required. Continue reading

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Heat wave hits us and watering is the main pastime!

Saturday I made some strawberry jam from the strawberries I found on Friday. I got two jars and a little left over. 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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Quick update this week.

Wednesday morning and the signs of both the lettuce and cabbage seeds having germinated welcome my start to the day. Continue reading

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Not much to blog about this week.

Tuesday morning it looks like one tomato plant is trying to break through the soil in the tray on the window sill. Also a few more broad beans have appeared. Wednesday it was one tomato plant and today it seems … Continue reading

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Rain Rain and more Rain

March this year has been so wet I have been unable to anything more at all to the vegetable patch. Today I did manage to get a row of Broad Beans sown. The variety I am trying is called “Imperial … Continue reading

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