It’s time to get busy

Now we’ve hit March in the UK its suddenly sow like mad (although most of us start mid Feb). Here are a few recent photos. 

Stuttgarter onions, Carrots, Mooli, Spring onions and broad beans. 

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A tulip and an Iris awake on Feb 18th. 

Its been freezing for two weeks and then it’s warmed up a little.  These two have woken up before the snow drops!! 👍

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Wordless Wednesday

#cafe #salt #pepper 

#pixlr

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Seed potatoes and onion sets

Its been very busy since the beginning of December with work, Xmas, going out one of the weekend days and usually bad weather on the other day of the weekend so time in the garden on the plot and allotment has been limited although this is the best time for it to be limited of course!! Now we’re all looking forward and thinking what to sow etc.

Spring Onions – I recently sowed “White Lisbon” Spring onions, they will take a while to germinate and I never bother to water the Wilko compost as its already slightly damp.

Seed Potatoes – Its a bit early to chit potatoes here in the UK but I started today as I don’t really have space to hide them and its too cold in the shed so they sit on top on the fridge in egg boxes in a cold kitchen, they will be OK. Just think we might be sowing them in 8 weeks anyway on St Patrick’s Day! I will sow some earlies into 10 litre pots over the next 2 weeks and leave them in the shed for 2 months…. covering them to stop any vermin trying to get at them.

So which seed potatoes did I buy from Wilko?

Red Duke of York (1st early), Nicole (2nd early), Charlotte (2nd early), Anya (2nd early) and Picasso (Maincrop). I will surely buy more but that’s enough for now! Here are a few photos:

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Spring Onions – White Lisbon – Sowed January 7th.

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Seed Potatoes from Wilko

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Seed potatoes ready for chitting – Jan 14th

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Happy New Year to all of you xxx

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Harrow on the Hill

A walk around Harrow on the Hill on Boxing Day.

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Wilko on Xmas Eve

Seeds up on the shelf and potatoes in the cages waiting!!!

#wilko #seeds #allotment # potatoes # xmas eve 

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