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  1. What I did today

    by , 10-04-2011 at 10:38 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Spent two solid days in the garden under the sun. Dug out old fencing and put in rosa rugosa hedging. Planted orchard of apple trees, pears and plum. Potted on celeriac. Moved stuff around on benches again. Dug a new seedbed with newly painted coldframe and sited at back of greenhouse. Put in a new Victoria rhubarb plant next to it. Had BBQ and hot bath. Now time to read the Sunday papers!
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  2. What I did today

    by , 08-04-2011 at 10:21 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Thanks Binley you have just reminded me I need to pot on the celeriac tomorrow.
    Painted the other half of my greenhouse today whilst listening to the radio all day and burning my shoulders. Painted a coldframe tonight until I could see it no more. Chooks came out into the garden with me and stripped my wild garlic - newly planted - grrrr!
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  3. What I did today

    by , 07-04-2011 at 09:19 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Put supports in for peas and broad beans today and took off their cloches. Two more gutters of pea seedlings gone in with cloches over. Potash around the raspberry canes and redcurrants. Some weeding in between rows.
    Painted half of the outside of my lovely greenhouse which is done in "clay" colour - looks beautiful! As I type OH is sanding the other half, lit by the quarter moon. I want the warm weather tomorrow so I can get it finished.
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  4. What I did today

    by , 06-04-2011 at 10:53 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Played musical plants on the benches, like Binley! Potashed the figs and mulched. Fed the vine.
    Sowed Pumpkin Jack O Lantern (yesterday)
    Today I sowed Courgette Black Beauty, Marrow Di Nizza, Sweetcorn Strawberry Popcorn, Sweetcorn Minipop, Runner Bean Painted Lady, Butternut Squash. I earthed up my bagged potatoes. Watered seedlings. Put three Shirley tomato plants into my greenhouse growbag and gave them a drink of seaweed.
    Fell and sprained my ankle whilst going back to
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  5. Lunar Planting - what have you sown today

    by , 05-04-2011 at 08:34 PM (Tales From The Potting Shed)
    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    Sown four pumpkin Jack O Lantern.
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