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The headless tomato plant

The wind has come and gone, come and gone and one thing is for sure: it’s not just the butternut squash which are suffering. While the first tomato plant I put in the ground is starting to grow tomatoes, another … Continue reading

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MulchingĀ 

It seems that the seeds that were in my compost last year have worked their way through, as the garden isn’t inundated with chard wherever the bin has stood recently. So when I turned and moved it yesterday, I decided … Continue reading

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Not even hardened off yet

I’ve finished Week Two of my MOOC on soil early, so I’m a little lost. That said, there is plenty of observing of my own to do in the garden.  Every time I go past the apple tree, I have … Continue reading

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Never enough space for seedlings

Today, I feel I have achieved quite a lot in terms of potting on. I am still enthralled by the fact that I can do this, now that I have the shed and a cold frame. So, butternut squash as … Continue reading

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Testing the shed boundariesĀ 

In spite of having a cold and just wanting to lie around, I have done some gardening. Very non-strenuous. I discovered three more organic tomato seedlings which needed potting on. And having carried this out in the shed, I decided … Continue reading

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The forgotten hum

More tomato seedlings had appeared over the last few days, so after last week’s under-watering and then damping off, it looks like I will end up with at least enough tomato plants this year. It also meant that I needed … Continue reading

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Drooping

This is the first time it’s happenened: I overwatered the tomato seedlings and one hasn’t survived. Fortunately, a new one has popped up and it is is from a packet which has lots of seeds (in comparison with the organic … Continue reading

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