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  1. 20th November 2008.

    by , 20-11-2008 at 10:48 AM (My Garlic blog)
    It's been a good week for the Solent Wight and the current state is:

    Albigensian Wight, 5 showing, a good improvement

    Chesnok Wight, 2 showing, still lagging.

    Early Purple Wight, still only 6 showing.

    Elephant Garlic, nothing showing yet, starting to get worried about this.

    Iberian Wight, 4 showing.

    Lautrec Wight, 7 out of 7, getting taller every day.

    Provence Wight, 5 showing.

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  2. Wednesday 19th Tree Down Day...

    by , 19-11-2008 at 06:11 PM
    The tree-feller fella came today and thinned out the copse, 'the copse', that's a joke really - we had five young plum trees and now we've got two. I've only seen them in the dark but there is quite a difference. There will be so much more light for the bulbs and a better light and view of the climbing rose. I can't wait for spring, I might even plant some more bulbs down there.
    Nothing else doin', well except to say the heather is looking good, as are the cyclamen and the cotoneaster. ...
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  3. Seeds Needed asap

    by , 19-11-2008 at 05:20 PM
    I'm only starting out and have no seeds whatsoever and need some to get started, can anyone help me. ;)

    my most wanted seeds are:

    Cabbage (Savoy)
    Onion Ailsa Craig
    Leeks
    Salad Onion (White Lisbon)
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  4. A Brief History

    by , 17-11-2008 at 02:43 AM (Growing Pains)
    I have dreamed for years of a potager where one walks between the meandering flower borders, through a rose garlanded arch walkway and into a large, walled vegetable garden that gives onto an orchard of gnarly, wind-sculpted trees ..........

    My problem is, although on a very small scale, starting from scratch I had just finally achieved something coming close to this dream in my previous garden when I was forced to move house

    I was dreadfully depressed when we moved ...
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  5. 13th November 2008.

    by , 13-11-2008 at 12:55 PM (My Garlic blog)
    Today's state of play:

    Albigensian Wight, 2 showing.

    Chesnok Wight, 1 showing.

    Early Purple Wight, still only 6 showing.

    Elephant Garlic, nothing showing yet.

    Iberian Wight, 3 showing.

    Lautrec Wight, 7 out of 7, going strong.

    Provence Wight, 4 showing.

    Solent Wight, total of 3 showing out of 14.

    So excluding the elephant garlic, that means 26 out of the 56 are showing ...

    Updated 13-11-2008 at 12:57 PM by HotStuff

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