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  1. My Lunar Planted Veg Results

    by , 29-05-2011 at 12:21 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Hi all - today is Sunday, day before bank holiday Monday and I have come down with a streaming cold. Typical!
    I have been planning a new blog from my sick bed which will form the basis for my recording which veg has yielded what result. All of my seeds have been sown according to the biodynamic cycle this year, something I have never trialled before. The results I am seeing are stronger plants than last year, from recollection. Also increases in my germination rates. Can there be any truth ...
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  2. What I did today

    by , 24-05-2011 at 06:59 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Today and yesterday I have been shuffling stuff around really. All seven yellow stuffer tomatoes are planted in Morrisons buckets. All seven Roma tomatoes planted in tomato tent heaven or in longtom pots. Note to self for next year:21 tomato plants IS EXCESSIVE! last year it was about 50 so I have come down and most went to RSPCA plant stall! Planted two outdoor gherkins into longtom pots. Peppers all in Morrisons buckets and occupying any gaps in greenhouse rainforest. Another note to self
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  3. What I did today

    by , 19-05-2011 at 10:24 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    We have been deheading dandelions and prising up their taproots, now that's done and they have gone it is thistle time. Have spent today weeding at home along with the help of my four girls although little so and sos starting shredding my sorrel. I chased them off that and started to Hammerite my obelisks, thought they were quiet (hens not obelisks) and they were eating my pea shoots!!! I suppose I should be grateful that they hadn't found my toms and peppers.
    Anyhow today as well as weeding ...
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  4. What I did today

    by , 18-05-2011 at 08:19 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    More weeding...argh my back! Planted my celeriac and put in my borlotti beans. Sounds paltry but just spent five hours up there.
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  5. When will the rain come?

    by , 13-05-2011 at 07:37 AM (Veg Plotting by Pipkins)
    The lottie is so dry desperately trying to dig the last few bits of land in preparation for the last of the beds and frames, this has been going on for weeks now and the lottie competition is coming up fast and I want to win

    Over wintered onions are looking fab so much better than last year, tom's are ready for planting not too sure how I will manage to shoehorn in 34 plants in

    Sweetcorn germination is a little erratic hope they come through. Beans ...
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