Monthly Archives: June 2010

Monday 21st June 2010

Went up the allotment today, haven’t been up their for 10 days, getting withdrawal symptoms. Everything’s growing well. Planted a few nasturtiums (to keep the bees happy), a few boccoli, and kohl rabi that were left from the school summer … Continue reading

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Friday 11th June 2010

Didn’t go to the allotment today because of the weather, but sorted more plants for the Summer Fair. I’m going to Gardeners World Live at the Birmingham NEC on Wednesday 16th June, so if you’re there and you see me … Continue reading

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Thursday 10th June 2010

Up the allotment for another 2 hours today. Rain held off this morning, but I took my waterproof just incase. Planted the rest of the runner beans, those that were too small at the beginning of June. Weeding is much … Continue reading

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Wednesday 9th June 2010

No worries of showers this morning, bit cloudy and I took my waterproof just in case. Planted more leeks, (still got more to put in), I’m sure I’ll find somewhere for them. Also planted 20 Early Sprouting Broccoli. Took some … Continue reading

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Tuesday 8th June 2010

Managed to dodge the really hard down pours today. The allotment’s coming on very well, the beds are filling up nicely. Today I planted Kohl Rabi, Fennel and Rainbow Cauliflowers. Make sure you net them otherwise the birds will have … Continue reading

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Sunday 6th June 2010

Had about 1 and a half hours up the allotment today between bellringing and going out for the day. Got lots done in a short time. Planted pumpkins in tyres, lolla rossa lettuce and rocket in clumps, a few peas … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd June 2010

Potted up all my tomatoes. Why did I plant so many? 6 different varieties about 200 plants in all – Orange Berry, Costoluto, Red Pear, San Marzano. Ildi, Tigerella, Purple Calabash and Jumbley (mixture on various ones). Let’s hope they … Continue reading

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