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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.

  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. ...
  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
    Salad Onion (White Lisbon)
  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 ...
  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