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Planting Out Spring Broccoli

This is a quick “How I” video:

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Allotment Update 19th March 2017

Allotment update recorded last weekend.

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Broccoli Success

I’ve been really please with the broccoli that I’ve grown this year and last. I’ve concentrated on one variety that can be spring sown, but also overwintered. It’s a variety called “Marathon”, and I started out with some spring (late … Continue reading

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Potting On Tomato Seedlings

I spent a little time yesterday afternoon potting on my tomato seedlings. They’ve reached the point where they now have a good set of “true leaves” and are ready to be moved on. [A quick aside. “True” leaves are the … Continue reading

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First Overwintering Broccoli From the Allotment

It’s a variety called “marathon”, that I sowed back in the autumn, and is now ready to be harvested. I also cut some cavalo nero (black kale), so we should be eating well tonight! As this broccoli matures it should … Continue reading

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Allotment Update 18th February 2017

A short video from the allotment.

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First Seedlings of 2017

I make a habit of sowing some seeds on the first day of the New Year, each year. This year it was plum “tiger” tomatoes. They look like they’re doing okay so far – I’ll be potting them on when … Continue reading

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