Last week the 10 thousand spring onion seeds arriving, half red and half normal.
So, we got them blocked and stacked in the greenhouse.
Before we would never have got 10 thousand seeds...
The seeds we had blocked have now germinated.
So far, we have, spring cabbage, Ruby chard and spinach blocked they were all put in the greenhouse.
It is only a 6 foot by 4-foot greenhouse...
Another week, and more storms.
On Wednesday we got hit with another storm, have not got a clue of this one’s name.
On last week’s newsletter I had been talking about the two...
Last week was a week of tunnel watching.
Two storms came over the whole of the country.
One on Sunday night into Monday morning, and the second on Tuesday night and well into Wednesday.
Last week I had talked about building a new tunnel.
This tunnel is only going to have bird netting as a cover not polythene.
I am going to use it only for taking the blocked...
Last year we blocked winter Lettuce and Chinese cabbage and planted them in the two tunnels that we had free, the other tunnels have broad beans and spring cabbage in them.
We have tried in the...
Not much to write about this week, other than it has been wet again.
There are a few field jobs, we do need to get done, but the moisture is stopping any of that happening.
The crops that we planted in the tunnels around a month and a half ago are looking good.
The winter lettuce, which I thought would be a gamble this far north from the seed company (Cornwall)...
Last weekends farmers market at Perth was very entertaining to say the least.
Erin and Calum came into the market with me, they have been in to the Perth market with me before, its only 15 minutes...
Our pumpkin picking on Sunday went well, and we were very lucky with the weather, it was sunny all day and no wind.
The big downside was we did not have enough pumpkins.
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