Tag Archives: Chinese cabbage

Shoots – unwanted and otherwise!

A while back, I posted about not labelling seeds sown. Well, the last of these has come through and I think they are aubergines.  If these are aubergine seedlings, that is absolutely fantastic. Last year, I did get a … Continue reading

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Chinese cabbage

The resilience of nature comes to mind when I look at the beleaguered Chinese cabbage. The seedlings were started off quite late – sometime after midsummer – but they grew well once planted in the ground. Until the cabbage white … Continue reading

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More disappointments

After an evening off gardening last night to do some more decorating, tonight it was time to get down to tackling the Chinese cabbage. The first batch I planted out were doing well, getting a centre and generally looking quite … Continue reading

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If these grow….

Recently, I wrote about the cost of growing your own versus the savings compared to buying the food. Overall, I worked out the savings from growing my own herbs at least in theory covered the cost of all the seeds, … Continue reading

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Chinese cabbage

Three years ago, as a novice gardener, I put my cauliflower seedlings outside to harden off. No protection, just pots on the patio. Big mistake! When I got home from work, there wasn’t much left of them. At least I … Continue reading

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One onion plot cleared

After thinking I might have onion white rot the other day, I decided this evening to harvest all of the onions in the patch where I discovered the rotten one. They may not technically be ready but it would be … Continue reading

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Nettle stings and other things

When I arrived at Wonder World today, it was awash with dandelion flowers. They are beautiful but wreck such havoc…. So while I was catching up with my neighbour I pulled the heads off the dandelions to prevent as much … Continue reading

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