Friday 15 March 2019
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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
Friday 8 March 2019
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Those tomatoes I planted the other day are beginning to pop up. First to arrive were my saved seeds – my ongoing line of ‘Artisan Purple’ followed by the ‘Orange Rapture’ ones I saved from a supermarket purchase last year. … Continue reading
Tuesday 25 March 2014
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No, not a date in history. It is just the number I was running round in my head between potting up seedlings in the polytunnel earlier this morning and getting back inside to make notes to remind me that I … Continue reading
Monday 1 November 2010
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I think I may have discovered why, despite a “slug pub” and a slug-eating carnivorous plant (Sarracenia purpurea), my lettuce seedlings were still getting chomped. When I popped out to check last night, I discovered a nocturnal caterpillar. Unfortunately I … Continue reading