Tag Archives: Plant

What to do in July

This is an exciting time of the year for me as I get to harvest all of the produce that I have tended for the past months.  My homeward journey back from my allotment always includes bags full of fresh produce.  … Continue reading

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Thinnings and transplants

I visited my plot the other day to do some weeding and noticed that the beetroots were coming along nicely but they could do with a bit more room inbetween them to spread out. I got out my trusty hand … Continue reading

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What to do in June

Now that the risk of frost has passed many gardeners are pleased that the growing season can finally get under way. Don’t be too hasty storing away the frost protection just yet though as here in the UK it is … Continue reading

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What to do in May

With 2 May Bank holidays here in the UK I should be grateful for the extra days that I can spend at my plot.  Luckily though for me, I have a few short, well deserved breaks booked that coincide with … Continue reading

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Let the planting commence!

I managed to get my first early potatoes planted into the ground on my half   Now that the weather is warming up a little, they should be fine.  I don’t plot.have the strength at the moment to dig a … Continue reading

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National Garden Week

After watching an episode of gardeners world on BBC, Monty don reminded me that it was National Garden Week this week and the main focus was to encourage more people to grow wildflowers within their garden. Many wild flowers are … Continue reading

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What to do in April

Ideally, vegetable and fruit growing should be keeping us busy mostly this month but with the cold wintery conditions that we have been experiencing here in the UK, we are so far behind.  I wonder whether we will really ever catch … Continue reading

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Parsnip radicle update

I just thought that I would give you a quick update on how the parsnip seeds are doing after I set them up to germinate.  I have had great success with the Gladiator and Tender and True varieties but the White … Continue reading

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Fighting for space!

There‘s a new seed sowing phenomenon gracing our gardening stores in the form of seed tape and seed discs or mats. Now I know that these are not completely new ideas as seedtape has been available for a while now, but … Continue reading

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Fantastic Flowers

After the cold and dark winter that we have had, nature surprises us with signs that spring is truly on its’ way.  These Primula have been growing happily in the garden at the side of my house, and most times … Continue reading

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