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 →

Update on our Charisma carrots

Last weekend, it was time to thin out the Charisma carrots. We sowed three seeds per station in these pots with the intention of thinning them down to one per station once they were large enough. We took each station in turn, determining which plant we considered was the straightest and strongest, snipping the others off... Continue Reading →

Charisma carrots

As we've mentioned before, we are members of the National Vegetable Society ("NVS"). Being a member of the NVS has lots of benefits, including: Quarterly magazine which includes lots of growing hints and tips An online forum where members can pose questions and share their growing experiences Access to local District Association meetings where you... Continue Reading →

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