Monthly Archives: March 2018

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Sowing Peas

Sowing Peas Indoors A New Method

Being as we're having such a cold spring, I thought I'd get my peas started inside to get a head start. I'm using a new method I was shown with some tweaks of my own.

Peppers Tomatoes Vitopod

Finally Spring, Catching Up

I've not posted for a bit because I've been too busy catching up with things outside now the weather has improved. Still chilly but things are moving on now.

Blue Sky

The Beast is Back

What a start to the season this is turning out to be. The week started with some lovely weather, blue skies and sunshine, but finished with the wind whistling over the frozen tundra of Wales as the 'Beast from the East' returned.

Parsnip Seedlings Rootrainers

Snow Again, Parsnips Successfully Germinated

Well things were starting to warm up and the weather forecast was for some sleet overnight so it was a bit of a shock to wake up to a white world again on Thursday. The parsnips are up and look to be doing really well

Propagators in Greenhouse

Sowing Plan for March 2018

When the 'Beast from the East' Siberian weather plunged us into deep midwinter, my February sowing plan collapsed. So the March sowing plan has been revised to take into account what didn't get sown to plan in February. Also long range weather forecast is for a colder than usual March.

View from Chicken Run

Snow & Storm

The cold and snow was bad enough but the final straw was the storm. The good news is that the polytunnel and greenhouse survived intact. The bad is not everything survived intact.

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