I did manage to do a little work on the plot today between some rather heavy rain showers....
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This week was the turn of the stump carrots
Doing a bit more re-organizing today. Nothing drastic, just lifting and moving a few perennial plants to somewhere more appropriate.
A ramble round the Walled Kitchen Garden at Clumber Park, where they're doing lots of work and tree planting.
Tenuous link to a late 80s pop song.......and why wouldn't you sow your first sunflowers at the end of February??
Someone asked me about Comfrey Tea.
This is what we do, but we might try pressing this year.
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It's a beautiful sunny afternoon! I repotted the lemon tree. It has grown good 30cm since moving indoor last November. Yesterday I gave it some pruning and noticed some tiny lemons have formed. I wonder how they managed to polinate themsevles. I enjoyed their scent so much and there are always so many things to do that I forgot to help them. I hope they are real lemons and perhaps two or 3 of them will manage to grow into decent size? I have never been successful with lemons; only…Continue
Today my lovely friend Jess and I sorted through our seeds from last year.
Chose what we loved and what we thought wasn't so good.
Made a list of…
Well feb is nearly at the end and its been a pretty good month, passed my exams did and passed my PA1 course, the hens are laying really well, 18 eggs last week from 3 hens is pretty good going.
I moved my strawberries in to a new bed! From the 12 we bought last year we now have about 52 strawberry plants, which isnt bad going…Continue
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A little milder today but the ground is still waterlogged. The germinated leeks, lettuce and calabrese which were growing on a window sill are now in the unheated greenhouse.
Some photo's from a wander and a tip for cooking Rhubarb ;)
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It's such a common herb that it's easy to take it for granted and overlook all that rosemary offers. In the veg patch use it as a companion plant to cabbages, beans, carrots and sage to deter cabbage moths, carrot flies and beetles.
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In an effort to get rid of some of the books in the house, I've started giving them away!
Polytunnel progress, planting rhubarb and growing mushrooms.
Heading down to London this morning, I caught a report on the radio about "...the worlds hottest chilli..." and it pricked my ears as it had been grown in Lincolnshire and fairly locally - just a few miles from me in Grantham.
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