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  1. 15 November

    by , 16-11-2010 at 09:52 AM (Lot Valley Garden)
    Beautiful day ....got about half of the yellow onions in (see photo) and the ground is ready for the rest and the red ones all to go in next available fine afternoon. Also space ready for garlic and broad beans.
    You can also see that i've stuck loads of blackcurrant and gooseberry cuttings in - interesting to see how many take!
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  2. Autumn update

    by , 20-10-2010 at 09:42 PM
    Just thought I'd have a ramble now that summer is definitely over ......
    Not been a bad year , the freezers are full and so are the cupboards...mainly with gherkins. So what's left growing....well there's psb, spring and red cabbage in one bed, then there are leeks at various stages of development, parsnips, ruby chard , kale and winter cabbage. Also If it's survived the frosty nights we've started to get I have some romaine lettuce, chicory and radicchio. There's still some celery ...
  3. When will they stop?

    by , 07-10-2010 at 03:47 PM (Veg Plotting by Pipkins)
    That will be the tomato's.

    I think we have had the best part of 300lb of the damn things!

    Butternut squashes have done very well and we will grow them again next year along with the melons which were very tasty.

    We will have to make sure the sweetcorn is fox proofed next year as out of 64 plants we only managed to eat 5 cobs before foxy loxy ate them all in one sitting

    Still getting beans but leaving them for seed
  4. Wow its over two years since I was on here!

    by , 29-09-2010 at 07:13 PM
    I joined this forum two years ago on Sept 25th and then found out on October 7th that I had breast cancer and so much of the next year 2009 was taken up with treatment and also, this stupid person decided to ram his car into that back of mine at traffic lights and I had so much back pain.

    Taking things more slowly now and love the collecting of seeds at this time of the year. I had a wonderful crop of my tomatoes this year - Sweet Million - lovely juicy small sweet fruits and have ...
  5. Photo's taken June 2010