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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 48 Entries.
Sunday, January 1 View Page
A happy new year.
 
Monday, January 2 View Page
my new SUNBASTER propagator cold light not LED.
 
Tuesday, January 24 View Page
The winter job 18 foot hedge to 6 feet, this year is uncommonly cold zero minus every day, we need the cold to kill the bugs. onions doing well, next week we move them to the greenhouse.
 
Wednesday, March 15 View Page
the mammoth hedge job finished, now I can start to propagate seeds.
 
Thursday, March 16 View Page
another view
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
alsae onion standard type as a trial and experimenting different gowth medium, this is in pro canna +c40
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
another similar to the previous but in kafka +JI
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
have just purchased onion seed from peter glazebrook for next year.
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
a few geranium plants because they remind me of a swiss chalet !!
 
Friday, April 21 View Page
This is grown from a standard kelsae onion seed started in september.canna pro medium.
 
Friday, April 21 View Page
similar seed from previous entry but in kafkar with JI2 and also sptember start nice and straight.
 
Sunday, April 30 View Page
only two onions left in this years experiment this is number one.
 
Sunday, April 30 View Page
number two.
 
Monday, May 8 View Page
the best so far
 
Monday, May 8 View Page
just starting the pumpkin seeds today.
 
Sunday, May 21 View Page
the tallest
 
Sunday, May 21 View Page
slightly shorter, sorry about the sun, we are told that summer started today, exactly one month to the longest day.
 
Sunday, May 21 View Page
these onions came as plants from robinsons mammoth stock, very nice.
 
Sunday, May 21 View Page
these bought from another source are diapointing and the best 0f 25
 
Monday, May 29 View Page
eight days on and no sign of bulbing, all pumpkins showing well.
 
Sunday, June 4 View Page
another 7 days and at last I can see a slight bulbing on the left hand one which is in canna,above I have fixed a single sunblaster which is on 5am- 11pm.
 
Sunday, June 4 View Page
my two pumpkins are 7 days out of the propagator.
 
Friday, June 9 View Page
the smaller of my two onions showing the swelling taking place also there is no further main main shoot in evidence.
 
Friday, June 9 View Page
No 2 onion taller and no swelling visible and another shoot visible.
 
Friday, June 9 View Page
Mini cucumbers doing very nicely we are heavily into salads in the south of England and small cues are ideal for a small family unit of two humans and a cat.
 
Saturday, June 10 View Page
4 Pumpkins planted out today on the allotment, all very red 2x D.Dill and 2x Ansems. All purchased from the DILL FARM.
 
Monday, June 19 View Page
No 1 onion still producing leaves and I notice slight swelling of the stem,lighting continues until midnight, longest day in two days time.
 
Friday, July 7 View Page
first polination of a M.Dill pumpkin
 
Friday, July 7 View Page
mammoth onions by robinsons farm, lancashire, UK looking good
 
Friday, July 7 View Page
this is Charlie security Department Mousing and Rat removal.
 
Monday, July 10 View Page
the pollination of the diana dill pumpkin has taken.
 
Saturday, July 22 View Page
The Dill pumpkin is now volley ball size.
 
Saturday, July 22 View Page
the second large marrow has taken.
 
Saturday, July 22 View Page
the first marrow has developed a yellow tip (worrying)
 
Saturday, July 22 View Page
the first gold pumpkin showing through.
 
Thursday, July 27 View Page
allotment marrow growing nicely the one with a yellowing end has deceased.
 
Thursday, July 27 View Page
the dill pumpkin looks good.
 
Thursday, July 27 View Page
the southern italian serpente zuchinni it will attain a length of 2 meters +
 
Monday, July 31 View Page
dill pumpkin taping 40lb the weather here is atrocious very wet little sun.
 
Monday, July 31 View Page
at least the marrow is enjoying the rain.
 
Monday, July 31 View Page
and the serpente is 3' long
 
Monday, August 7 View Page
best marrow at the moment.
 
Thursday, August 10 View Page
we are also trying to grow a very large marrow, this specimen is 5days after pollination, promising!
 
Thursday, August 17 View Page
The marrow is now 34 inches long hopefully it will bulk out.The weather is rubbish.
 
Tuesday, August 22 View Page
an inch longer
 
Monday, September 4 View Page
the weather is bad we have not had a summer this year, this pumpkin is limping along 1 or 2 pound a day.
 
Monday, September 4 View Page
this pumpkin however is gaining 10 to 12 pound every day, I have had to demolish the fence to make room for it.
 
Monday, September 4 View Page
marrow bulking out slowly.
 

 

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