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Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Dandytown Nottingham, UK

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Pumpkin now at an estimated 392 lbs (263.5") at day 81.

Almost finished autumn/winter prep for one of next years patches which will put be in a good position for 2012. I added manured and sown grazing rye to this second 1/3rd of the patch during my lunch break. The final 1/3rd of this patch still needs to be dug/manure/cover crop.

Its been quite easy so far as the heavy weeding was done well in the previous year.

However, the next patch (1100 square foot) is where the hard work begins. Its been covered with brambles, nettles and weeds for the last three years and will take a long time to prepare. I'll probably only be able to complete half of it in time to be able to get a cover crop sown before it gets too cold.

Patch 1 = 1098 Morreti (Autumn Prep almost complete)

Patch 2 = 852 Myers

Patch 3 = 1504 Paton

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