Monthly Archives: April 2018

Thursday 12th April 2018 – Aubergines or Egg plants you decide.

I like to compare growing Aubergines to raising children. The sowing of the seed is the easy part, and then the trouble begins. But if you feel like a challenge and have patients and some time to spare, why not … Continue reading

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The End of Magic, week 8… I think… I’ve lost count

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Big love and thanks to all new backers of THE END OF MAGIC this week. We’re up to 68% and it would be great to make 70% by the end of the week. It…

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Wednesday 11th April 2018 – Sowing Cucumber seeds

There are so many different varieties of cucumbers out there, so why not try something new this year. Not all cucumbers have to be grown in a greenhouse, there are many varieties that can be grown outside. Make sure you … Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th April 2018 – Do you like it hot and spicy?

Be very careful when choosing peppers to grow. Firstly check the packets to find out if they’re “Sweet” or “Chilli”, you don’t want to get them mixed up. If you are growing chillies, check how hot they’re going to be. … Continue reading

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Monday 9th April 2018 – Busy afternoon in the greenhouse!

The sky is overcast and there is still some fog lingering. So what better place to spend the afternoon, then in the greenhouse sowing seeds. With the weather taking it’s time to warm up, everything is about 2 weeks behind. … Continue reading

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Claire’s Allotment Essentials ebooks

Now that Spring is definitely here, please no more snow until winter, it’s time to get everything ready in the garden. I’m sure, like me, you’re in full seed sowing mode, and have great plans for your garden this year. … Continue reading

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Sowing Cauliflower and Brussels Sprout seeds…

Now that Spring is finally here, it’s taken it’s time, and the weather has warmed up considerably, seed sowing is in full flow. I’ve got loads to do as you would expect. The raised beds are taking shape, but we … Continue reading

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Time to sow some herbs!

Growing herbs is very easy to do. You can either grow them in a herb patch in the garden, but they will also grow perfectly will in pots on a patio, or even on a sunny window sill. If you … Continue reading

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What is “Successional sowing” I hear you ask…

It’s one of those words that gardeners use, assuming that everyone know what it means. Some people don’t know, so here I am to explain this gardening term. Many vegetables can be sown successionally, and here’s how I grow my … Continue reading

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