Tag Archives: Spinach

Experiments with seedlings

Recently, I read about gardening on clay soil, which suggested producing seedlings which are then planted in the garden soil when strong enough. Tonight it was the turn of lettuce and spinach with this method. My rationale is that even … Continue reading

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Spinach – a belated success story!

This evening, in the hope that there would be a few spinach leaves for a salad tomorrow, I went out to pick what I expected to be the straggly remnants of the spinach which had been overwintering. In the previous … Continue reading

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Intrepid spinach

As the unseasonal snow we had last weekend melts, I have noticed small spinach leaves showing through. This was planted last autumn and never came to anything. I’ve never actually had any luck with anything in the baskets (as shown … Continue reading

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The month of chard (and other leaves)

    Over the last week or so my garden has changed shape… the broad beans and onions – and the potatoes which had grown by chance in the same patch of ground – came out and last weekend the … Continue reading

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