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Today we were blessed with dry weather and even after recent rain, the claggy soil didn’t stop us from sowing onion sets, many hands certainly speeding the work. Advertisements
Today was the planned first meeting of the year, chiefly in order to sow onion sets, (far quicker with more pairs of hands). But an overnight frost meant the ground was too hard. However veg were harvested to provide good … Continue reading
It’s nearly Christmas, 21st December, a dull, misty day to round off the year but we each took home a box similar to this – a good final harvest for 2017. Happy Christmas everyone.
I’ve had computer problems, so this is a catch-up. Mid-November and in preparation for the next year, mypex was removed, patches rotavated and the mypex replaced. Carrots were dug up, dying leaves of brassicas stripped and cleared, bean vines removed … Continue reading
In the polytunnels our salad crops look well established, while others are being transplanted to their final positions and peppers continue to ripen. Outdoors, the green manure looks very healthy, red kale is maturing, ground is manured in preparation for … Continue reading
The beginning of November, the weather overcast but (shouldn’t speak too soon) it’s still mild, for various outside jobs including picking brussels sprouts, digging up carrots and elsewhere adding compost. Kalettes look ok (yet to be tasted), a few strawberry … Continue reading
The weather couldn’t make up it’s mind, to rain or not to rain. But in a mild temperature many jobs were tackled, much picking done (see the take-home produce) and eventually the sun appeared.