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  • Penellype
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    Originally posted by Jungle Jane View Post
    I thought I was too late sowing melon,I haven’t done it yet,I will then tomorrow & some runner beans,I drove past the allotment today & saw the bean teepee things all up,I need to get some new canes mine keep snapping from weakness being many years old
    I'm sowing my melons slightly later than I normally would, but hopefully if the weather is kind they should produce a crop.

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  • Penellype
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    Weekend jobs (weather permitting)

    At my friend's
    Plant out lettuces - no
    Weeding - done a bit

    At allotment
    Collect water - done
    Weeding and horsetail - done a bit
    Harvest lettuce, spinach - done

    At home
    Check sowing list and sow outstanding seeds (courgettes, melons + ?) - done courgettes, cucumbers, melons and replacement tomatoes
    Weeding - no
    Deadheading - done some
    Harvest carrots - done

    Monday jobs
    Mow lawns if dry enough
    Sow calabrese, replacement cabbage, peas
    Deadheading
    Weeding
    Harvest carrots, spinach, microgreens

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  • Jungle Jane
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    I thought I was too late sowing melon,I haven’t done it yet,I will then tomorrow & some runner beans,I drove past the allotment today & saw the bean teepee things all up,I need to get some new canes mine keep snapping from weakness being many years old

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  • Mr Bones
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    24 Golden Acre cabbages need to go out.

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  • Penellype
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    Friday jobs
    Collect water - done
    Trim roadside hedge - done
    Weeding and horsetail - done some
    Check sowing list - no
    Harvest lettuce, spinach, carrots - done plus a leek

    Weekend jobs (weather permitting)

    At my friend's
    Plant out lettuces
    Weeding

    At allotment
    Collect water
    Weeding and horsetail
    Harvest lettuce, spinach

    At home
    Check sowing list and sow outstanding seeds (courgettes, melons + ?)
    Weeding
    Deadheading
    Harvest carrots

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  • Penellype
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    Wednesday jobs
    Collect rain water - done
    Weeding and horsetail - done some
    Plant out next lot of peas - done
    Sow more peas - done
    Harvest spinach, carrots - done

    Thursday jobs
    Collect water - done plus hailstones
    Remove bits of dead pigeon from allotment - done
    Weeding and horsetail - done some
    Deadheading - done some
    Trim hedges at allotment - done west hedge
    Harvest lettuce, carrots - no

    Friday jobs
    Collect water
    Trim roadside hedge
    Weeding and horsetail
    Check sowing list
    Harvest lettuce, spinach, carrots

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  • Penellype
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    Tuesday jobs
    Check for wind damage -done
    Collect as much water as possible at allotment -done
    Water under cover plants -done
    Move biggest tomato plants to sitting room windowsill -done
    Weeding and horsetail - only the odd weed
    Harvest lettuce, PSB, carrots -done

    Also took peas to allotment

    Wednesday jobs (weather and work permitting)
    Collect rain water
    Weeding and horsetail
    Plant out next lot of peas
    Sow more peas
    Harvest spinach, carrots

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  • Penellype
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    Monday jobs
    Batten down hatches (gales forecast) - done
    Harvest spinach - done

    Tuesday jobs (weather and work permitting)
    Check for wind damage
    Collect as much water as possible at allotment
    Water under cover plants
    Move biggest tomato plants to sitting room windowsill
    Weeding and horsetail
    Harvest lettuce, PSB, carrots
    Last edited by Penellype; 04-05-2021, 09:12 AM.

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  • Penellype
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    Weekend jobs

    At my friend's
    Water lettuces in greenhouse - done
    weeding - no

    At allotment
    Photos (1st of month) - done
    Weeding and horsetail - done a little
    Water under cover - done
    Harvest lettuce, spinach, PSB - done except PSB

    At home
    Garden photos - done
    Sow carrots - done
    Deadheading - done some
    Weeding - no
    Harvest carrots - done

    Monday jobs (rain)
    Batten down hatches (gales forecast)
    Harvest spinach

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  • Penellype
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    Friday jobs
    Plant chitted parsnip seeds - done
    Weeding and horsetail - no chance
    Sow carrots, leeks, cucumbers, melons and courgettes - done leeks and some of the cucumbers and courgettes
    Watering - no, it rained.
    Harvest lettuce, spinach, carrots - done

    Also potted up a couple of tomato sideshoots

    Weekend jobs (still very short of time)

    At my friend's
    Water lettuces in greenhouse
    weeding

    At allotment
    Photos (1st of month)
    Weeding and horsetail
    Water under cover
    Harvest lettuce, spinach, PSB

    At home
    Garden photos
    Sow carrots
    Deadheading
    Weeding
    Harvest carrots

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  • Penellype
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    Wednesday jobs
    Collect rain water if any - done (about 1/2 a pint)
    Weeding - no
    Harvest spinach, carrots - done

    No time at all on Thursday - it was all I could do to open and shut the covers.

    Friday jobs (available clone permitting!)
    Plant chitted parsnip seeds
    Weeding and horsetail
    Sow carrots, leeks, cucumbers, melons and courgettes
    Watering
    Harvest lettuce, spinach, carrots

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  • Containergardener
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    Going to poke about at my compost.
    Pot on/prick out seedlings
    Sow seeds
    Find pots for mums tomato plants which are producing flowers

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  • Mr Bones
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    Have plenty of compost not immediately needed elsewhere so will add some to my potato mounds.

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  • Penellype
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    Tuesday jobs
    Hopefully collect rain water! - done
    Pot up tomatoes - done
    Sow leeks - done
    Watering - done
    Harvest lettuce, peas, carrots - done

    Wednesday jobs (very little time)
    Collect rain water if any
    Weeding
    Harvest spinach, carrots
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  • greenishfing
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    Trying to be too clever for my own good.
    Last edited by greenishfing; 28-04-2021, 12:02 PM.

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