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Our early start to blocking the seeds looks like it has paid off.
We started all the seeds, a month earlier than we usually would, this will hopefully get us off to an earlier start in the season...
Last week Rab finished of blocking the eighty thousand onion seeds, and made a start on the eighty thousand early leek seeds, these will be finished early this week, then it will be onto the brassicas...
One job I still had to do, was fire up the water pump, and checking the irrigation.
Rab now has started our eighty thousand onions seeds. And these will be set out in one of the main tunnels,...
This week we prepared two tunnels, for the start of the huge volumes of seeds we are just away to start blocking.
Each tunnel is fifty meters by eight meters wide.
One job we still have to finish is getting the new tunnel sheeted.
We had to order another tunnel after last Januarys storms.
We lost the polythene of off, four tunnels, and one was completely...
Last week we starting blocking seeds.
We have started a bit earlier than usual this year, and have already blocked ten thousand red spring onions, five thousand kohl rabi and five thousand spring...
It has been another week of rain, luckily not quite as much as last week so no flooding.
So most of the produce we are harvesting is covered in mud, but the benefit of it being so wet is that...
It has been a very wet week, luckily we do all the harvesting with a vintage Ferie 135 and the compact Siroma, both have no cabs and both 2 wheel drive, but even with trailers there is very little weight.
Thats been another week of unseasonably warm weather, 16 degrees most days, the weeds in the tunnels are still growing, and this week we will need to do a bit of weeding in there.
All the main...