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Saturday 27th April 2019 – I’m up to date for April!

Yes I’ve done it! I’m up to date with everything that I need to do in the greenhouses for April. Everything is sown, pricked out, and planted, and the greenhouses are all organised and tidy. I can feel smug for … Continue reading

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Friday 26th April 2019 – Chickens and Garden Assemble!!

I usually try to keep Friday free as I like to have an extra long weekend. Also I’ve worked bloody hard all week in various gardens, spending much of the time on my knees, and so I feel it only … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th April 2019 – A wonderful afternoon in the garden.

I’m so busy during the week, that I only seem to be able to get out in the garden for a substantial amount of time over the weekend. Saturday was full of bell ringing fun, as loads of ringers came … Continue reading

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A very busy weekend in the garden!

Well I got loads done in the garden this weekend, so I thought that I would put it all together for you in one blog post rather than in two. Let’s start with Saturday 6th April first! Two of our … Continue reading

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International Carrot day – 4th April 2019

International Carrot Day, yes it’s a thing, I didn’t know this until a couple of days ago. You can have Carrot parties, and dress up like a carrots if you want. You can have people round and cook your carrots, … Continue reading

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Friday 29th March 2019 – Direct sowing….finally!

Woke up this morning…da na na na na. It was really foggy…da na na na na. The fog finally cleared da na na na na. The sun came out da na na na na. I think I should keep to … Continue reading

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Pricking out Onions and Leeks

Usually I sow my onions from sets, and this is never something I do. But this year I sowed all my onions from seed, so thought I would prick them out into individual pots to help them grow a little … Continue reading

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