Monthly Archives: May 2020

Thursday 14th May 2020

Two cool breezy days.

Yesterday I forked and cultivated a strip for the beetroot, then worked on brassica patch some more. Cultivator worked well if soil loosened with fork first and slightly damp. Deb watered and supported raspberries.

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Monday 11th May 2020

Cold with a wind – frost expected tonight. Earthed up potatoes, Deb weeded parsnips (see image below) and watered.

I discovered that cultivator had tines fitted backwards ! Changed this and it works much better !!!

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Sunday 10th May

Over the last three days we have watered repeatedly (it has been very hot and dry), weeded, put vegimesh over carrots, filled bean trench and hoed.

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Wednesday 6th May 2020

Spent about 4 hours. Deb sowed additional row of peas and covered with vegemesh.

I dug bean trench and filled with manure, but didn’t have time to fill in. Soil very shallow, hopefully results will be better this year. Also … Read more ...

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Monday 4th May 2020

We spent about 3 hours. Deb weeded raspberries and bean area. I finished loosening up brassica area in net then started with Handy cultivator, but bolt fell out and I had to stop.

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