Category Archives: Gardening

We love to grow vegetables, tend perennials and do our own bedding from seed.

Garden update

Lots has been happening in the garden, too much to blog about unfortunately. Our new raised beds are finished and we’ve already planted them up with toms, cucumbers, leeks, carrots, spring onions, salsify, chard, beets and squashes! The greenhouse toms … Continue reading

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Garlic sets

Garlic sets are “in”. As the garden is in turmoil we’re putting into pots/trays before planting out in the spring: Varieties are “Flavour” and “Cledor”. As the Forsythia is just about out, we pruned the budleia and roses too.

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Start of the growing season

Just done our first sowing: three varieties of toms (Roma, Alicante, Moneymaker) cumcumber (two varieties) pepper aubergine leeks petunias rudbeckia Livingstone daisies penstemon lobelia Dietes grandiflora (Fairy iris) Using the sun room as a greenhouse as work on the garden … Continue reading

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