Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Coffee and gardening

I have tried this myself, with excellent results.

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Courgettes, peppers and tomatoes

For now our last additions before we plant out the cucumbers

The end result looks promissing. The courgettes grew really quickly during this warm week, so they we ready to plant out. The rest of the plants were bought, and needed planting out as well.

They are on their own now.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Onions ahoy

We planted the onions we bought last Sunday. We planted some 50 of them.

We'll plant another 50 in the plot that is now planted up with radishes, carrots and rocket salad.

Monday, May 14, 2007

First crop

This week we had our first crop from the plot. Radishes and rocket salad.

We got quite a bit of Cress already from our sowing trays. This must be one the easiest things to grow, and it tastes really nice in salads and sandwiches. It takes about 7-10 days from sowing to harvesting.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Prepare for onions

Lots of wind today. I guess winds of above 100km/h. We tried to protect our red currants and raspberries as best as we could.

We double dug another small plot to plant out the onions we bought today.

As it was sunny, we had pretty decent temperatures.

Saturday, May 12, 2007


We planted out some 30 lettuces from the seed tray out to the plot. We first sowed them 16Apr. The plot was double dug, and 3-4 wheelbarrows full of compost were mixed with the heavy clay.

We also prepared one of our plots to plant out the tomato and pepper plants we bought last week.

We had some nice weather, aproximately 20C I guess.

Saturday, May 5, 2007


Some good tips here!

Visit Gardening tips and ideas. I have also added it to this feed.

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Tomatos and Peppers

Could not resist buying six Pepper plants and 4 Cherry tomato plants. I will pot them up for now.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Plot update

Our radishes our doing great. No sign of our carrots.

It can still be a bit cold at night, so at might we use a fleece to cover our veggies.

Replanting courgettes

The courgettes were getting a bit too big for the little green houses we were using. We have replanted them in yogurt cups. Next time their destination will be our plot. First sowed on 14Apr.

By today our seedlings look like this. You can see the courgette seedlings in the middle towards the bottom of the photo.

Learning as weg go...