Monthly Archives: May 2018

How to sow your carrots…but watch out for the bunnies.

Carrots are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. What ever your age, and what ever space you have available, there is a carrot out there for you. Carrots will grow perfectly well in a large pot, as well as … Continue reading

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Planting out your onions

Now I’m sure you’ve all got your onion sets in the soil by now. But if like me, you’re a bit behind this year because you’ve been building raised beds and having to purchase more tons of top soil that … Continue reading

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Sweet corn seeds are wrinkly.

April through to the end of May is the perfect time to sow your corn seeds. Whether you’re growing normal sweet corn, pop corn, or baby corn, they all need to be sown the same. Here’s how I sow mine.

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Sowing Runner and French beans

It’s a tricky decision as to when to sow these. Sow them too early and they start twisting around each other, sow them too late, and you won’t get a decent crop. Over the years I have figured out that … Continue reading

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It’s nearly the end of May, so get all your spuds in…

The end of May is fast approaching, so make sure that what ever varieties of potatoes you are growing this year, that you get them in the soil by the end of May. Here’s how I’m planting mine…

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My Broad beans are in….

The garden is slowly taking shape, and now that I have soil in the first of the large raised beds I can start to get some plants in.

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Watch out, the garlic is going in…

I’ve filled one small bed with soil, so I can finally get my garlic planted out in the soil.

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The construction of the raised beds….

With a massive thank you to so many people, my raised beds are finally constructed. We had to buy a much more powerful drill for the job, but after several colourful words, and lots of heavy lifting, deep screwing, and … Continue reading

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£519 to go on the End of Magic

Originally posted on Mark Stay Writes:
There’s about a week to go until the 90 days of pledging are up and there’s just £519 to raise for my fantasy novel The End of Magic. That’s roughly… 52 pledges for the £10…

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Pricking out your brassicas.

The sun is shining, and making all the seedlings grow really well. Now is the time for my brassicas to be pricked out. They’re still fairly small, so I need to make sure I’m very gentle with them. Here’s how … Continue reading

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