Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spring in the Garden

Get out in the Garden: Spring jobs to be doing around the garden

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the trees are beginning to bloom which can only mean it’s time to resurrect your garden.

Texel Sheep

Keeping Ahead in Good Weather

A few days of good weather and we're getting ahead with the jobs. The Texels are back so we know spring is definitely here.

Propagator Thermostat

Cheap Thermostat Control for Propagators

A cheap Chinese thermostat controller for my propagators - but does it do the job? Sowing a new leek developed by champion grower and moving the peppers on

Spring Daffodils

Spring Equinox

From now, spring or vernal equinox, until the autumn equinox the days will be longer than the nights in the Northern Hemisphere.

Sheet Composting

Progress on the Plot

The weather has been on and off but we've made a fair bit of progress on the plot. Things are moving faster now and we're looking forward to a good season.

Digging New Plot

Re-thinking No-Dig Systems

Some thoughts on no-dig versus digging as rain halts double digging of the new veg plot. Sowing broad beans and bunching spring onions.

Geopod with Lights On

Geopod Propagator with Grow Lights & Storm Doris Cleanup

Looking at my new Geopod propagator, how much does it cost to run horticultural lights and is it worth it. Plus the aftermath of Storm Doris

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