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Tomatoes are in. This year’s attempt at…

Tomatoes are in.

This year’s attempt at watering.

Today’s job in the sunshine is to weed t…

Today’s job in the sunshine is to weed the greenhouse ready to plant my tomatoes.

All dug over and sweet corn planted.

All dug over and sweet corn planted.

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Some chard harvested for supper.

Some chard harvested for supper.

Some beautiful nasturtium growing on my allotment.

Some beautiful nasturtium growing on my allotment.

So I have tried again. Cleared the weeds and re-sowed carrots,…

So I have tried again. Cleared the weeds and re-sowed carrots, turnips and Swede. Instead of sowing in rows I just sprinkled the seeds over all the soil.
We shall see what germinates.

ROOTING OUT THE VEG I have been a little neglectful recently and…

ROOTING OUT THE VEG
I have been a little neglectful recently and you can see from all the weeds I have a bit of work to do.
In the spring I sowed the seeds for turnips, parsnips, beetroot and carrots.
The only thing that grew were the beetroot and carrots.
My parsnips and turnips were a no show.

Bucket loads harvested. Don’t have time to make jam so…

Bucket loads harvested. Don’t have time to make jam so following a long de-stalking session I washed and bagged them up then put into the freezer for next week.
Need to buy some sugar and extra jars.

When lifting the beetroot yesterday noticed that the currents…

When lifting the beetroot yesterday noticed that the currents were ripe and ready for harvest also.