An update on some of the other things we have growing

First up, we have an update on the Midnight courgettes. These are currently growing on in Dad's polytunnel, as we don't have anywhere to keep them just now. The greenhouse still needs to be assembled, but hopefully it won't be too long! It doesn't take them long though. Last week they were just starting to... Continue Reading →

Some more progress with the herbs

Since the last update, a few more of the herbs have germinated and been pricked out. This time, it's the moss curled parsley and Italian parsley. Like the other herbs, we are keeping these indoors for now until the chance of frost has passed. It won't be long before they can be hardened off and... Continue Reading →

Courgette progress

Courgettes are extremely fast growing compared to lots of other vegetable plants. Don't get me wrong, it'll still be a fair while before we have any courgettes to eat, but you can really see the difference in the size of the plant itself week-on-week. This is a quick photo showing how much the Midnight seedlings... Continue Reading →

Coriander and tarragon are the first to show

Within a week of sowing, both the coriander and tarragon had started to germinate and were ready to take off the propagator. Just like the seeds, the tarragon seedlings have come through and are absolutely tiny. Hopefully you can the couple that have germinated in the photo below, but you might need a magnifying glass!... Continue Reading →

Our first update on the tomatoes and courgettes

We sowed a number of varieties of tomatoes and some Midnight courgettes on 7 March. Below are some photos showing their progress by 14 March. It goes to show that although the plants themselves may take a little while to produce a fruit, it doesn't take long before they get moving and it's fun to... Continue Reading →

A seed sowing recap

For those of you who have been following our blog for a while, you will have read much of the detail we're going to include below before. However, we think that sowing seeds well is super important when it comes to growing strong plants and ultimately being successful (most of the time!) with your vegetable... Continue Reading →

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