Some potting up needed doing

We had some potting up to do the other week: chard, soya beans and sweetcorn. Below are a few before and after photos! Chard We potted these up from their cell trays into 3" square pots in multipurpose compost. Soya beans We did the same with our soya beans. Unfortunately, the germination even from the... Continue Reading →

A short update on some of the other veg we have growing

We've got lots of things coming along in the greenhouse now, both vegetables and some bedding plants. We are growing them on in here to give them a bit of protection whilst the weather is still a bit unpredictable. The courgettes we're growing in containers were placed outside during the day for the past couple... Continue Reading →

Our latest batch of seeds are sown

The latest crops that we have sown are chard, chop suey greens and soya beans. We've grown chard before, both the orange variety, Fantasia, and the red variety, Intense. However, the chop suey greens and soya beans are new ones for us for 2021. We sowed the chard and soya beans in small cell trays... Continue Reading →

Turns out chard is extremely fast growing

After planting the chard out on 11 May, it has got going really quickly. This is some photos of our second cutting of chard, one a fortnight ago, and one yesterday. The colours are fantastic - and it tastes good too! We've also found out that growing chard is very simple to grow. Now it's... Continue Reading →

Somewhere over the…Rainbow Chard

We sowed our Fantasia and Intense rainbow chard on 24 March. One is orange, and one is red, so we're hoping to grow a nice colourful crop with these! We sowed one seed per cell in Seed and Modular compost, pushing each seed gently into the compost. We then covered these with vermiculite, a sheet of glass and some... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: