I'm looking to be sowing my first Parsnips at the end of this month. these will be into deep boxes with prepared indivual stations. The stations will have been cored out using a 3 inch down pipe and…Continue
I've had the odd run in with these little furry creatures this year. In the spring they ate a tray of my Globo onions, 6 pepper plants and started on my garlic before I trapped 4 and moved them the…Continue
Well the weather has been bright but cold up here with temp down to -5 last night and forecast to go to -8 tonight. Been in the greenhouse making sure heater is working and thermostats are OK.Lets…Continue
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Well this is my sixth season growing veg in my garden. I now have 10 raised beds 1.5 x 4.5 mtrs and 5 beds 1.5 x 3 mtrs plus another area approx 4 x 10 mtrs. I also have a 12ft x 8ft and two 8ft x 6ft green house . I have become interested in showing veg and joined the National Veg Society (NVS) in 2012. My aim for 2012 was to bench veg at the Scottish Branch show (NVS) at Kelso, unfortunatly this did not pan out. I did however have a sucessful show season at a number of local shows. I am more determined than ever to get produce ready for the Scottish NVS show which is being held at Dundee over 3 days 6th to 8th of September.
My main show veg will be potatoes, stump carrots, shallots & cauliflowers. Again I will be trying , Parsnips, Onions from set & seed, Blanch Leeks, Beetroot and Celery. It is hoped that I will have a poly tunnel erected this year 20ft x 10ft and it is my intention to have Onions, Blanched Leek and stump carrots in this area.