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Heligan

Arrived Heligan Camp Site about 4pm – rain had mostly cleared and a fine, though cold, evening. Had  been windy on the way, even the Rapido wasn’t rock-solid.

Met couple with 2-berth Orion and old CRV!

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Free from Lockdown

Set off Friday (16th April 2021) towards 1pm to Trecastle Farm, West of Cardiff. Lovely views and lambing sheep. Went for walk in woods.

Saturday – cold night, heating on throughout. Lucy & co came pm and we went for … Read more ...

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Sunday 11th April 2021

Long day, till 5.30pm!

Cultivated last section, below bean poles. Very dry but Handy worked well.

Sewed perpetual spinach, Deb planted out spring cabbage. Covered potatoes that were showing in case of frost.

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Monday 5th April 2021

Finished digging and cultivating area for spinach etc on 74.  Exhausted but have all ground ready for seeds and plants!

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Friday 2nd April 2021

Good Friday.

Deb finished door for net, I did various small jobs and we uncovered and weeded new area for spinach, courgettes  and squash.

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Monday 29th March 2021

Went down 11am – 4pm. Got hot.

Hadnt been feeling well, but battled on.

Moved bean poles.

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Thursday 25th March 2021

Moved water butt to bottom of 74, put up brassica net, need to add door.

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Monday 22nd Mar 2021

Forked over brassica area at bottom of 74, scatter blood fish and bone, then cultivated.

Soil surprisingly dry!

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Saturday

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Awake 4am – 6am, woke feeling under the weather. Got worse, did a bit of work on John Byrt’s site and did census, but otherwise very little.

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Friday 19th March 2021

Rotavated second potato area and put in four rows: Cara (from Peter), Charlotte, Kestrel and Orla.

Deb finished moving stuff at bottom from 73.

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