Our new cucumber varieties

Luckily, our Striped Armenian cucumbers are starting to pick up after an initial strike on being moved to our greenhouse. One is doing better than the other (this being the better one). I think they've improved for two reasons: 1. We started giving them more water; and 2. we gave them sun hats (yes, that... Continue Reading →

Maintenance required in the greenhouse

After a couple of weeks of throwing water around in the greenhouse keeping the tomatoes, aubergines and peppers topped up with food and drink, you've guess it - we've got weeds! Below are "before" and "after" photos. It didn't take long, but I made sure to get up extra early to get in there and... Continue Reading →

What else have we got growing in the greenhouse?

Our Kermit and Baby Bell aubergines are growing away nicely in their 10 litre pots in the greenhouse. It's surprising how much they've grown in the short time since they've been potted up. As with our other container crops, we're watering these morning and night, including a high nitrogen liquid feed every couple of days.... 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 →

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