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I was reading my notes from last year, trying to see how behind I am with my planting. The result? At least two weeks. Never mind, my activity on Wednesday and today (18th and 20th April) almost caught up with last year. 113 more words


Fresh broad bean salad

Spring is finally here and, if you’re lucky as we have been this week, you’ll find fresh broad beans and peas…. so we planned to prepare this easy and quick salad to better taste the flavour and the crispy texture of these spring vegetables. 157 more words


06:00 58°F Calm sunny warm

1 row early nantes carrots sown

Radish sown in box

1 row aquadulce beans sown

2 more strawberry rows weeded

June 2017

06:20 50°F Windy cloudy

More fencing put up

1 row aqua dulce beans sown.

Pear tree blossom bit late this year

April 2018

Planting Out Broad Beans and Soup Peas

My first module sown seedlings were ready to set out into their beds, with the broad beans having recovered from their stumbling start, and the soup peas pushing on more virulently than the petit pois. 837 more words


Garden Update: 15th April

With plenty kicking in to life in the garden, it was really starting to feel like the project was coming together. After a dismal delay caused by the beast from the east, the green shoots were finally starting to push through across the board. 502 more words



Last October I did what I usually do that time of year – decided to sow one long bed of broad beans. They started growing well, got to a certain size and then the pigeons noticed them. 145 more words

Raised Beds