Some early cropping salad too!

As well as our container courgettes, we thought we would start off some salad crops indoors. For now, we've sown some Little Gem and Iceberg lettuces and some Boston beetroot. The lettuces were initially sown in quarter seed trays, like most of our seeds, and then pricked out into these small cell trays (about 1 inch diameter). The... Continue Reading →

Early cropping container courgettes

We would usually sow our courgettes around the third week in April. This means that by the time they are ready to plant out, the chance of a frost is reduced where we live, therefore giving them the best start to their growing lives. Given the lockdown we're currently under, we thought we'd sow a... Continue Reading →

Tidying up after last year: our strawberry story

Last weekend, I did a bit of tidying of the strawberry bed. We're hoping for a slightly more successful season with the strawberries this year. There were two main reasons we think we didn't get many strawberries last year: We only bought the bare route runners quite late on in the Spring, which meant they... Continue Reading →

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