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Posted: 22/04/2017 at 22:33

Not been on for a while. This has been keeping me busy for some of the time.

These planters are all made from pallet timber.

Thin rhubarb stalks

Posted: 27/03/2017 at 21:22

Usually we don't take any leaves from a newly planted crown. A year untouched helps the plant to recover from the splitting and replanting. Most forced rhurbarb has a lot of thin stalks as well as a few fat ones.

Growing Veg year on year

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 22:21

Summer cabbages will produce small secondary heads if you leave a few leaves when you harvest the main head.

Does this look good or what.

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 08:06

Aren't you all up early.

Does this look good or what.

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 22:15

Dove that cake looks wonderful.  Will get other half to try that recipe.

Three crowns forced under black dustbins. Grown outside.

Does this look good or what.

Posted: 05/03/2017 at 21:19

The first crop of rhubarb of the 2017 season, worth all the hassle of shoveling cow dung.

Favourite Winter Vegetables

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 22:34

Still eating swedes Helenor and January King cabbage

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/02/2016 at 11:13

Cleaned out the dead leaves and stems from my strawberry plants. New ones to be planted when the water subsides. No digging done yet as the ground is saturated. The only thing growing is Rhubarb and MOSS!


Garlic advice please

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 20:10

Lardy maybe it is Thermidore, a french garlic. I planted it 2 years ago. Good crop.


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 09/01/2016 at 21:05

Too wet to do any digging but put rotting onions in compost heap. Rhubarb still lying around since before xmas, can't replant with all the rain.

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Does this look good or what.

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Yellow tips on my garlic plants 
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