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  1. Schools out part three

    by , 29-08-2011 at 01:23 PM
    Lettuce

    The butterhead lettuce appear to be doing well, having been transplanted out. The two that in the terracotta pot, do however appear to be doing much better than there family members in the grow bag. Two were sown in the clay pot as I had read somewhere that lettuce were shallow rooted. The pot seemed idea. Transplanting into the grow bag, was better than just leaving the earth bare and not having anything. The leaves of the terracotta lettuce are lolling around drunk, quite ...
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  2. Tommy Two Sheds - Part Two

    by , 27-08-2011 at 02:13 PM
    The next instalment of the garden sheds

    http://chooksandroots.wordpress.com/...heds-part-two/


    With pics...
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  3. Extreme blackberrying down Rapey Lane

    by , 23-08-2011 at 05:10 PM
    http://wp.me/p1H8k3-S?ref=nf

    With pics
    Tags: blackberry, jam
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  4. What I did today

    by , 22-08-2011 at 03:26 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Went foraging for blackberries yesterday and have made blackberry vodka...mmmmm! Went to Wilkos today and bought winemaking paraphernalia as we also foraged elderberries from Nanny's garden. Made a huge pan of plum and cardamom jelly this morning for straining overnight. Cut haulms of maincrops as all ready. Harvest in a couple of weeks. Mr VVG been to Ryton to get me green manure seed and tomato feed.
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  5. What I did today

    by , 22-08-2011 at 03:18 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    All earlies (second) up and in bags which leaves bed free. Green manure sown and watered in.
    Various veg harvested but most pleased with carrots sown in old compost bin. Shallots all up and drying in garage. More onions up and drying in greenhouse. Fed and watered cukes, toms and peppers. More weeding done.
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