Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Cold Frames

Cold Frames Ready

2 coldframes, a bargain buy, constructed and modified to cope with our high winds. Set them up on the old greenhouse base.

polytunnel under snow

Polytunnels With Snow

I'd like to share a video from Richard Perkins who sustainably farms in Sweden where he discusses the benefits of a good polytunnel in a cold, snowy winter

Sorting Seeds

Sorting Seeds & Potting Shed Problem

I've been sorting out my seeds ready for the new season and trying to use very old 'stock' for microgreens. Hit a problem with the potting shed as well.

Cat and Compost Heap

How Much Compost Do You Need?

I show how to calculate the ideal compost requirement for a vegetable plot in both metric and imperial measure. It's more than you might think.

Chitting Potatoes

Planning Potatoes for 2018

I've started chitting my potatoes and produced a detailed planting and harvest plan for the different varieties. Hope the weather complies!

Solar Shed

Getting Back Out

Finally getting over the Christmas cold and getting some jobs done outside whilst the weather allows. Shed maintenance and working on WW2

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