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Harvesting the container potatoes

Today I decided to see how well the potatoes in the crate had done as they were starting to die back a little. As you can see from the pictures the outcome of the crop. 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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A busy week in the veggie patch. Continued

Then after mixing some all purpose compost with some of our local council’s soil conditioner I potted on into their final big pots the four courgette plants. next I potted on into 5” pots four of each of the three varieties of tomatoes I had sown. Continue reading

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The Easter holidays arrive and start with rain!

I got a reasonable start but then the rain arrived but being April it was only a shower so after a coffee break it had stopped. I had moved nearly all the timber but under the last piece I discovered a toad. Continue reading

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Easter Weekend next weekend.

Tuesday morning I got out early before work to sow some tomato seeds in my new plug trays. 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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May arrives and the garden is dryer at last!

Prepared the ground for the runner beans and set up the water butt. Continue reading

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A couple of weeks have passed!

Last weekend I managed to plant two rows of early potatoes and one row of second earlies in the ground that had been covered by the giant cloche which had dried out just enough to dig over. Just finished and … Continue reading

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The vegetable plot makes a come back.

After a couple of years of being unsure if I was going to be required to relocate for work I have made up my mind the vegetable garden will be reinstated this year. Luckily last summer I had spent some … Continue reading

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