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  1. 5th Feb 2008

    by , 06-02-2008 at 02:55 PM (Ramblings of a Resurrected Timelord)
    Of the 13 or so broad beans planted, nine had showed their heads last weekend. Already showing signs of being munched by flea beatle though!!

    Make a mental note to start more stuff off at home and less direct sow, so I can plant them out on lottie when they are a bit bigger and more able to withstand the various undesirables.

    Pulled up last of brussels plants and it took Mrs Doc over two hours to prep them all for the freezer.

    Onion seeds I planted ...
  2. 10 wheelbarrow

    by , 05-02-2008 at 05:31 PM
    My mate at the Docks is to me a bargain hunter he will search anywhere for a bargain. Unlike me i will spend about ten times as much from a shop than sourcing it from a jumble or boot sale. So i now have a good barow for a tenner. Clynchy then said to me that a garden bench on the lottie would be good, you can see where this is going. My mate is now my contact for sourcing materials. Good old Clynchy. Hopefully the weather is going to be better tomorrow then i can continue with my raised ...
  3. Hot hot hot! (in the greenhouse)

    by , 05-02-2008 at 03:24 PM
    It reached 25 degrees in the greenhouse yesterday.

    The remaining over-wintering leaves are still going, although the claytonia is infested with greenfly and they are spreading fast!

    One week old lettuce, cabbage and cauliflower seedlings (just a couple of each) are faring better than their earlier sown cousins which I ditched. I think these later ones will be OK, they are more sturdy.

    Shallots (from seed) and spring onions are doing the grass thing in ...
  4. Blank canvas

    by , 04-02-2008 at 12:41 PM
    Here's my little bit of heaven with the old dog rooting off into the brambles for river rats.
  5. Blueberry Heaven...

    by , 04-02-2008 at 08:44 AM
    Finally managed to get my hands on a couple of Blueberry plants on Saturday.. woo hoo! so a quick trip to homebase to spend some of the christmas vouchers on a bag of ericaecous compost and they are now potted up and sat on the terrace.

    Managed to get the coldframe put together as well, not the easiest of things to do, definitely not the best designed item I've ever come across.. but its done and it'll hopefully be warming up the soil underneath.

    After flicking through ...