Monday 20th June 2016 – Potting up Cucamelons.

Well this morning was pissing down again (will it ever stop)? But I popped down the allotment to pot up the last of the Tomato plants into 6 inch pots. They’re now all done and tied in, so that’s one job done. Then this afternoon I went into the greenhouse at home and potted up my Cucamelons into large 5 litre pots. I’ve put 4 plants per pot. I was going to grow some outside and some in the greenhouse and compare them, but we’ve had so much rain and the temperature is very up and down, that I don’t think it’s worth doing. I also had a couple of Sweet Pepper plants that needed to be potted up into larger pots, so I did that, and then potted up the rest of the Tomatoes that I have at home. Gosh it’s been busy, a lot of coming and going, but I’m getting there. I’m starting to see light at the end of the poly tunnel which is a great feeling. Still lots more to do. Tomorrow is supposed to be dry, so I’ll be up the allotment for as long as possible.

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7 Responses to Monday 20th June 2016 – Potting up Cucamelons.

  1. NebraskaDave says:

    Claire, mowed two vacant lots to use the grass for mulch; walked my cousin’s dog twice; set the live trap at Terra Nova Gardens baited with a cherry fruit pie; weeded on raised bed of sweet corn; pumped the water barrel full of water; watered all the garden plants; and collapsed in the recliner chair after a nice shower. All in all it was a very productive day. Oh yeah, it tried to rain but only sprinkled enough to raise the humidity.

    Have a great potting up cucamelons day.

  2. Blessing thank you for sharing Claire

  3. Jenny R says:

    I’m glad someone likes cucamelons, i found them very disappointing last year, the skins were tough and they didn’t taste of anything really!

    • I’m wondering if you harvested them when they were too large. Make sure you harvest them when they’re the size of a small olive. If they get too large, they bitter and the skin is tough.

  4. Jenny R says:

    you could be right- i didn’t bother with any
    this year, maybe i’ll give them another try next year.

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