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Beetroot, Sanguina

This is a record of how long this particular set of seeds took to germinate and how they looked at various stages from first appearance to the development of the first set of true leaves and beyond. 78 palabras más
Grow Your Own

tools of the trade

These are the main drawing devices I’ve been using in my “Renaissance Apprenticeship” course so far.  At the top, there’s a bag of sanguina, which is this reddish-orange rock that I will be later using in my drawings.  158 palabras más


'Winter Roscoff' - yummy

Last spring, a year ago, I planted some cauliflower seeds – ‘Winter Roscoff’. This turned out to be a mistake, as ‘Winter Roscoff’ are an over-wintering variety of cauliflower that produce their crop of huge white heads in the spring time and, as such, don’t require planting until the autumn.  278 palabras más

Livestock & Garden

More Sowing

Aldi had water-butts at onbly €44 last week, so I took the oppertunity to purchase something that I’ve had on my ‘list’ for a while. Our water is very hard, full of limescale, and I’m more than a little concious that it does many of my plants no good. 156 palabras más

Livestock & Garden

New Spuds In

Well, I couldn’t hold out any longer. I’ve finally planted my first spuds of the year. I planted a full bed of first (Arran Pilot) and second earlies (Arran Banner) over the weekend. 767 palabras más

Livestock & Garden