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Thursday 21 March 2019
by Wulf
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By every reasonable measure, spring has arrived. I tend to work by a simple, month based definition, where March is early spring, April mid-spring and May late spring. However, we’ve also passed the spring equinox, blossom is blossoming, buds are … Continue reading

Friday 15 March 2019
by Wulf
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On the Money?

Of the tomato seeds I set going at the start of the month, I’ve had generally excellent germination rates. Almost every seed has come up and true leaves are beginning to show … for three of the four varieties. The … Continue reading

Saturday 2 March 2019
by Wulf
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Toms Away

I’ve started my tomato plants for 2019. Four varieties: Solanum lycopersicum ‘Ananas’ Solanum lycopersicum ‘Artisan Purple’ Solanum lycopersicum ‘Moneymaker’ Solanum lycopersicum ‘Orange Rapture’ I’ve grown the middle two before and both seem to be pretty dependable. ‘Orange Rapture’ is from … Continue reading

Wednesday 12 September 2018
by Wulf
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In the polytunnel, the tomatoes have been ripe for a few weeks now and I expect they will be going for another month or more. However, mid-harvest is a good time to get on with seed collection to get ready … Continue reading