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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 23 Entries.
Sunday, January 27 View Page
Photo inside the tunnel. Not a great deal going on here yet
 
Sunday, January 27 View Page
Not much going down in the marrow patch either, yes the marrow patch not the outdoor marrow patch anymore. After the disastrous season losing all of my poly tunnel grown marrows to splits last year I've decided to just stick with 10 marrow plants outside so yes that means I'll have room to grow 4 pumpkin plants again this year. Looking forward to having a go at growing a pumpkin again last year after a little break
 
Sunday, January 27 View Page
Had to make a little repair job as one of the hoops had started to go thru the plastic. Dad had the idea of over lapping the area with another with another piece of sheet but time will tell how long it will last. Worth a try though even if it only lasts another year
 
Saturday, March 16 View Page
I've put a couple of lines of early potatoes in the poly tunnel, one on each side. Hopefully they will be all gone before the pumpkins require the space. I had the rotovator in here before I planted the potatoes so the manure is nicely worked in to the soil now.
 
Saturday, March 16 View Page
We've been doing a bit of deer stalking, this was the result of a successful stalk.
 
Saturday, March 16 View Page
I took my friend Alex out and he took his first stag. He was very pleased
 
Tuesday, March 26 View Page
The potatoes are moving along nicely.
 
Friday, April 5 View Page
I'm going to try growing a few different things this year, these are the chits I removed from a giant potato which Clive bevan gave me at Malvern last year thank you Clive!
 
Friday, April 5 View Page
And these are some from sebastian, cheers sebas!
 
Friday, April 5 View Page
This is a new one on me but the idea is to plant single chits to try to minimise the amount of potatoes per plant.
 
Friday, April 5 View Page
I plan to start them off in pots and then plant them outside in the garden later on. I'm not going to fanny about with them too much, I'll just plonk them out in a row with the regular potatoes and hope for the best!
 
Friday, April 12 View Page
I got the propagators warming up this evening, my seeds will go direct in to these 3 litre pots tomorrow morning after a quick soak. No bag method here, it's never worked well for me. Just straight in to warm compost.
 
Saturday, April 13 View Page
My line up for this year, starting 12 seeds. Need 8 plants, 4 main plants and 4 back ups. Thanks to everyone that sent me seeds!
 
Wednesday, April 17 View Page
My seeds have germinated well, 11 out of 12 up so far.
 
Sunday, April 21 View Page
My plants are coming along nicely, enjoying the sun
 
Sunday, April 21 View Page
Ellie wanted to water them
 
Sunday, April 21 View Page
The potatoes are moving a long nicely. Did get touched by frost a few weeks ago but growing out of it now
 
Sunday, April 21 View Page
And the kondor potatoes are just starting to come up. Leaving these outside unless we get cold nights forecast as don't want the haulm to get drawn up too much as these will be planted outside.
 
Monday, April 22 View Page
Planted the pumpkins out this evening, it was tough deciding what to go with but here is my line up. 2433 paton
 
Monday, April 22 View Page
2255 eddie
 
Monday, April 22 View Page
2166 cutrupi
 
Monday, April 22 View Page
And 1867 biermans
 
Monday, April 22 View Page
The 2433 and 2255 and there back ups. These two are going to grow back to back
 

 

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