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Tomatoes are about to flower
Tomatoes are about to flower 10th April 2017 The tomatoes are growing fast. It's been 2 weeks since I potted them up into their final pots and most are pushing 2 feet tall. The extra light given to them as well as a couple of months of heat can been seen to...

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Sweet Potatoes - again
Sweet Potatoes - again More of an update to remind me what to do and not to do for next year. Several sweet potato slips have been planted out into large tubs. The original potato is still producing slips and they are growing quick. Because I haven't been c...

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Tomatoes
Tomatoes It's normally mid May before I get the tomatoes into the final pots but this year not only have I potted them up from a module pack to pots but also from the pots to large pots and it isn't even April yet. It seems like only 5 minutes ago I was tak...

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Frogs video
Frogs video This is a video I meant to upload for the last post...

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Frogs
Frogs Each year when the frogs are spawning I like to take a photo with as many frogs in as possible to gauge roughly how many frogs are in the pond. Last year I took a photo with 85 frogs in the one shot, the year before 50. This year so far my best photo ...

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First Blossom and Frog Spawn
First Blossom and Frog Spawn Each year there are a few things that I look out for. Crocuses popping up, Daffs appearing then leaves on Willow, first blossom and then Frogs in the pond spawning. This year the Almond tree has got it's blossom today and the fr...

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This year is a bit different
This year is a bit different The greenhouse is full, the poly tunnel is also fully planted. I started sowing seeds 2 months ago under heat and artificial light and it's worked well. The lettuce is almost at the stage where we can start eating it as baby lea...

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Fly Tippers
Fly Tippers The route that I walk most days takes me along a few quiet country lanes. We don't have too much of a problem with commercial fly tippers, obviously we get the odd car chucking a few bits out of the window to slowly fill up the ditches and after...

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Growing Sweet Potatoes
Growing Sweet Potatoes Something that I had not thought about before was the Sweet Potato. I had no idea what you needed to do in order to grow them until I read  Mary's Veggie Garden  post about the subject. Her post said:   " I placed this potato into the...

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Seeds are germinating
Seeds are germinating Throughout January I have been sowing seeds in the heated greenhouse, which is my earliest start to the year. Unlike most years I'm a lot more organised and have written down not only the sowing date but also the germination date and t...
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