Saturday, April 24, 2021

from garden diary. photos in a week maybe... lol


8/4/21                   19.6        5.6          -1.5

10/4/21                23.8        22.3        -1.2

11/4/21                20.5        18.3        -1.2        out of room in the greenhouse, no more seed trays.. lol... I’ve a few old yellowing lids in the shed, will dig them out. Turned over the middle bed with horse poop, need to get more worms too.

16/4/21                29.3        14.3        -1.9

17/4/21                27.9        11.3        2.2          greenhouse gets too hot. Poor germination with onions and red/green sweet peppers, have re-sown Walla Walla and Rossi  oninons , also Asti Rossi and Frigitello sweet peppers.

19/4/21                30           14.5        4.2

20/4/21                37.7        13.8        8.3

21/4/21                45.5        ...            5.5    eeek. hot hot hot

24/4/21                greenhouse reaching ridiculous temperatures during the day.. but is cold in the shaded part.. is a conundrum... .  have seeded today, in the house but intend to put them in the greenhouse tomorrow... Tomatos.... Pomodoro Costoluto Fiontentino.....Pomodoro Ciliegino a Grappolo(F1 Red Bunch)...Tomato Tigerella.. Tomato Raspberry Oxheart. .

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

a couple of pics from Saturday

in the greenhouse with the sun on his back.

 filling up the shelves with seed trays.

Sunday, April 04, 2021



todays pickings of purple sprouting broccolli and chives, about to be made into an omlette and eaten for dinner. 

I'm tired out from work, weary of the changing weather. 

following are temperatures and what's been sown in the greenhouse, as typed into my garden diary adn copied and pasted to here.

22/3/21                18.7        11.8        3.8

27/3/21                19.1        9.9          2.2          sown  ===some more Cipolla Rossa Di Tropea Onion as they just don’t look like germinating, Blumen Sapore Italiano. === Pepper Largo De Reus Pairal, More Veg.=== Pepper Quadrato  Asti Rosso, Blumen Sapore Italiano===Carrot Ideal, baby type.. for little first carrots.Suttons===Courgette Black Beauty===Pumpkin Small Sugar===Cucumber Lemon===Leaf Beet Perpetual Spinach, More Veg===Spinach Giant Nobel===

31/3/21                21.2        9.7          4.2

2/4/21                   21.9        2.1          0.3

3/4/21                   27.3        21.9        2.1

4/4/21                   20.1        12.8        1.5          sown === Cauliflower Romanesco, Suttons === Cauliflower Snowball Y Improved, Sow n Grow===  Broccolli Continuity,Suttons === Broccoli Walthan, Sow n Grow=== Kale Vates Blue Scotch Curled, Sow n Grow=== Cabbage or Kale Cavalo Nero di Toscana,  Blumen Sapore Italiano  === Cabbage Winter Jewel, Suttons === Cabbage Savoy Perfection, Sow n Grow=== Green Pepper Pepperone Friggitello, Blumen Sapore Italiano=== Chard Ruby Red, Sow n Grow === Chard Lucullus, Sow n Grow=== Collards Vates, Sow n Grow=== Brussells Sprouts Long Island Improved, Sow n Grow === Arugula, Sow n Grow===  Anise, Sow n Grow===Fennel, Sow n Grow===