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  • 20th May

    Last week the weather was nice and dry and we managed to get all the brassicas plants planted, and fleeced, the fleece has two jobs, one is to help the plants get off to a good start, by giving them...

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  • 13th May

     

     Last week the weather wasn’t the best, with morning temperatures of 2 degrees and rain, but with us well on the way with planting out in the field, it was a great chance to...

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  • 6th May

     Last week was a week of planting, planting and more planting, the weather luckily had turned dry after a wet weekend,

    Which was great for the onions that we have already planted.

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  • 29th April

     

    Last week we were lucky and the weather stayed dry, and we got started planting out in the field, we got all the red onions planted, and made a start on the white onions, so we managed...

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  • 22nd April

    Well its been a week of fantastic weather, with temperatures reaching 23 by Friday, and over the weekend, and the crops in the tunnels are thriving, this week we will be harvesting our over winter trial...

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  • 15th April

    This week the weather stayed nice and dry, and I have now got all the field Grubbed, and then over it again with the triple K,  it’s now nice level and smooth, and is now ready to be bedformed.

    Bedforming...

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  • 8th April

    The heater in the greenhouse is still working well, this week it was 6 degrees outside, and in the greenhouse it was a cosy 18, we now have two hundred French beans sown, and in the greenhouse.

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  • 1st April

    Last week I was talking about the green house we were given for free, if we could dismantle it, and take it away the next day.

    I was also saying that we had sown Chilli seeds, and they had already...

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  • 25th March

    On the 4th of March I was talking about the Leeks had germinated, and were coming on well.

    We have now blocked off all the Leeks and Onion seeds, a total of two hundred and forty thousand seeds,...

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  • 11th March

    In last week’s newsletter, I was talking about hand weeding the tunnels, and no matter how much hoeing you do, we always have to hand weed, and with the heat of the tunnels, and the constant watering,...

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