Monthly Archives: April 2014

grando violetto broad bean mystery

So three boxes of broad bean seeds were planted on the same day, and in the same way; heritage crimson flowered, witkiem manita and grando violetto (purple beans with a green pod). Then all placed in the cold frame to … Continue reading

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forget-me-not blue shed

A new plot-holder adjacent to me not only erected an identical shed to mine, but then painted it the very same shade of deep blue (newly painted last year here). So as mine was looking dingy after the dark wet … Continue reading

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digging, digging, digging…

It’s been hard work but now there’s only one final bed left to dig over – and that’s been covered all winter with black plastic, so should be fairly easy. There are lots of worms in the ground, even though … Continue reading

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