Sunday 10th March today. Warm and spring like and couldn't wait another week to plant something so I potted up two potatoes (just maincrop from the kitchen which had chitted well). I put one each into a big plant pot covered by two inches of compost. The ones I bought are still chitting slowly in the front bedroom. I also planted 10 flowering summer crocus bulbs into the planters I bought two weeks ago. Because of the squirrell problem I have put them into the downstairs lounge to stop them
This is my first entry and also my blog entry ever! (hope i did it right) The buzz around here is the Peppadew. I would love to grow some and try to duplicate the recipe. Seed is very hard to come by. If anyone has any to share a couple seed it would be very much appreciated.
Thank You and happy gardening!
Hi all, just registered and new to this Gardening caper... Hope to concentrate mainly on growing some veg in a small garden. I 'll keep you informed of any(!) () progress...Thanks
Got loads done today after a week watching and waiting while youngest daughter poorly and home from school.
Manure dug in, not enough as expected. Ordered two barrows when Young Farmers come round selling it at end of month. Finally cleared back of plot too. Laid cobble brick path/bed separators. Beginning to look very quaint and pottagey. Planted some garlic and about to upend and sort early tatties for planting soon. New to Tatties, didn't have room before.
Had little chance to do much over the past few weeks but managed to get one or two jobs done last week.
Previous tennant had left lots of old timber boards on the plot which I cleared to one side and left to dry out last year, even so they still attracted lots of slugs and wood lice so I decided to burn them and use the ashes on the compost heap. The burned really well and it wasn't long before the more hardy of us who had braved a frosty morning were gathered round the fire with
Updated 09-02-2008 at 04:11 PM by Digger-07
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