Tag Archives: Seed

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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Spot light on……Parsnips

Parsnips are a member of the cow parsley family that include carrots, dill, parsley and fennel and they are one of my favourite root vegetables of all.  They come a very close second, in my opinion to carrots.  Roasted parsnips with a … 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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They’ve arrived!

I have been anxiously waiting for my parcel to grace my doorstep as I have been so excited to see the contents of the package. A few days ago, a fellow blogger was offering free chilli seeds to anyone who … Continue reading

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That warm and snuggly feeling!

I’m so excited that February has finally arrived.  From a GYO person’s point of view; Let the growing season commence!!! I have spent the last few weeks raring to get growing; especially after my new Christmas present of a heated … Continue reading

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Organising seeds for sowing

Before I really took an interest in growing fruit and vegetables, I didn’t really give a lot of thought to when you would sow seeds. It all seemed like such a minefield. Even the backs of the seed packets for … Continue reading

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What to do now in January

Happy New Year to you all and my apologies for the late posting for what jobs to do now for January.  The Christmas holiday period is always a busy affair at my home and I have struggled to find the … Continue reading

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