Seven courgettes, three pumpkins and two dozen assorted salads and lettuce plants made the transition, freeing up a significant amount of space which will come in handy when I pot up the chillis and newly emerged second sowing of beans, next week. Continue reading
On Muds’ express wish I had grown loads of leeks last year. The parsnip numbers, however, for some reason were a little low and those that had grown weren’t exactly over-sized (unlike 2009 where one root alone was the girth of a milk bottle and weighed in at 1lb 8 oz) but they were respectable and Mud was determined to ‘harvest’ some. Continue reading
So when Mud decided that the growing of the vegetables was something I should take over (he was too busy), I was less than enthusiastic and more than a little concerned, bearing in mind my previous experiences of trying to keep established plants alive, never mind actually growing them from seed.