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Update From The Potting Shed

This is the first update from the potting shed for 2017. My tomatoes are out in their final growing spots, a little earlier than I would have liked, but they were getting leggy and needed to go out, but they … 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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A Job For The Weekend

Sow some tomato seeds. If you don’t have any, go buy some. Sow them in some good compost in either a seed tray or if you don’t have the room for that in a small flowerpot on a windowsill. You … Continue reading

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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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Potting Shed Update 19th August

A quick video from the potting shed.

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Making Summer Vegetable Tart

This is an easy and quick way to use up gluts of some vegetables, and you can swap out ingredients for whatever you happen to have. For this version you’ll need: Sheet of ready made puff-pastry (or hand make a sheet) … Continue reading

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Allotment and Potting Shed Updates 22nd July 2016

The last week has been incredibly hot, with temperatures in the high twenties and low thirties most every day. I don’t mind the heat, but the humidity some days has made things feel quite oppressive. The plot and the potting … Continue reading

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