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February 2011 Blog Posts (58)

A little ash, a little soil, a little flour...

Nope - it's not an odd recipe that I've picked up to use in The Church Lane Kitchen!

 

I did manage to do a little work on the plot today between some rather heavy rain showers....

 

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Added by The Church Lane Plot on February 27, 2011 at 18:39 — 1 Comment

Stump Carrots

This week was the turn of the stump carrots

 

Stump Carrots

Added by Blicky on February 26, 2011 at 18:36 — 4 Comments

re-organizing...

Doing a bit more re-organizing today. Nothing drastic, just lifting and moving a few perennial plants to somewhere more appropriate.

 

more at:

http://therecycledgardener.blogspot.com/

Added by Colin Robinson on February 26, 2011 at 18:08 — 3 Comments

We're Going on a Bean Hunt

A ramble round the Walled Kitchen Garden at Clumber Park, where they're doing lots of work and tree planting.

 

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Added by Rob Duffin on February 26, 2011 at 11:16 — 1 Comment

Every Minute of Every Hour "I Love a Sunflower"

http://wp.me/pHWEa-rY

 

Tenuous link to a late 80s pop song.......and why wouldn't you sow your first sunflowers at the end of February??

Added by Damo on February 26, 2011 at 7:44 — 2 Comments

Comfrey Tea

Someone asked me about Comfrey Tea.

This is what we do, but we might try pressing this year.

 

Comfrey Tea

Added by Mo on February 25, 2011 at 10:18 — 4 Comments

It's that time again...

...when the latest copy of "Gardeners' World Magazine" plops onto the doormat. Unfortunately, I'm working abroad this week, so won't get the chance to have a proper look through until the weekend.

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Stephen

on The Church Lane…

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Added by The Church Lane Plot on February 24, 2011 at 23:00 — 1 Comment

Happy Potting around

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…

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Added by Jade Hwang on February 24, 2011 at 22:15 — 3 Comments

Seeds

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…

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Added by lou archell on February 24, 2011 at 20:34 — 5 Comments

worms and strawberries.

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…

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Added by Debi Williamson on February 24, 2011 at 14:56 — 6 Comments

a little milder today..

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.

 

more at:

http://therecycledgardener.blogspot.com/

Added by Colin Robinson on February 23, 2011 at 18:10 — 3 Comments

Buds, Blossom, New Arrivals

Some photo's from a wander and a tip for cooking Rhubarb ;)

 

Budd, Some Blossoms and Other New Arrivals

Added by Mo on February 23, 2011 at 15:51 — 4 Comments

our raised beds

My super husband finished building the first of our raised beds today.

 

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Added by Mother Of Purl on February 22, 2011 at 17:11 — 4 Comments

an homage to rosemary

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.

 

Read more at sow many herbs, sow little thyme

Added by Pen Turnbull on February 21, 2011 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

Book recyling

In an effort to get rid of some of the books in the house, I've started giving them away!

 

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Added by Rob Duffin on February 21, 2011 at 12:33 — 3 Comments

A couple of new posts for the blog...

New posts.

 

Polytunnel progress, planting rhubarb and growing mushrooms.

Added by Simon baldwin on February 21, 2011 at 11:30 — 21 Comments

A local hottie...

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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Added by The Church Lane Plot on February 21, 2011 at 10:10 — No Comments

The First Post...

Well, here it is - at long last! Of course, if you are reading this you have no idea that this blog has been a long time coming - but trust me .... it has!

 

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Stephen

on The Church Lane…

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Added by The Church Lane Plot on February 20, 2011 at 22:03 — 3 Comments

Roots Finally Sown

Roots finally sown

Added by Blicky on February 20, 2011 at 21:04 — 5 Comments

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