Frost bite…literally!

We had sown a couple of tomatoes, Yellow Mimi, earlier than our other tomatoes in the hope of some early cropping tomatoes. Having patiently waited until the plants had flowers starting to form in their centres, they were ready to be potted on to their final pots. We wait until the tomatoes are starting to... Continue Reading →

This year’s sugar snap peas

We've enjoyed the Cascadia sugar snap peas so much the last couple of years that we're going to grow them again in 2022. As usual, we sowed the seeds in small cell trays (40 to a seed tray) and then covered these with newspaper until they started germinating, keeping the compost moist as required. A... Continue Reading →

Sowing our early Midnight courgettes

For the last couple of years, we've done an extra early sowing of courgettes that we've grown under cover until it's warm enough to place them outside. This year is no exception, so our Midnight courgettes were sown on 6 March. As usual with cucurbits like courgettes, we sowed the seeds on their edge to... Continue Reading →

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