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« on: January 17, 2021, 05:14:16 PM »

Spured on by increasing day length and a dry day managed to get to allotment today . Bit of digging , Garlic is up.
Planted a row of red onion sets .  Chilli seeds up in propargator , tom seeds in  and aubergine. broad bean seed in trays in the greenhouse.
How is everyone else doing?
Pic of todays haul - not bad for Jan even if i say myself.......
George

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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2021, 05:27:53 PM »

Good on yer George, all we've got left now is leeks and tatties.  Mind you we can live for months on that!

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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2021, 05:40:39 PM »

Well done George, cracking haul, nothing can beat eating your own stuff genuflect
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2021, 05:58:53 PM »

Impressive George, some tasty looking veg there and getting ready for the next crops, wish I was half as organised.
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2021, 08:51:58 PM »

Iím very excited. Itís my first year growing chilli plants and most have come up. Being in scotland I have them under a grow light to molly coddle them along. Still no California wonders have peeped up though. Lots without heat so can break the children in gently Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2021, 10:00:47 PM »

Chillis need heat to germinate . I set my propagator at 25c. Once germinated i move them to the bedroom window cill...
Hoping an early start may help this year. Last year i was too late and they flowered too late.....
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2021, 09:39:33 AM »

Spured on by increasing day length and a dry day managed to get to allotment today . Bit of digging , Garlic is up.
Planted a row of red onion sets .  Chilli seeds up in propargator , tom seeds in  and aubergine. broad bean seed in trays in the greenhouse.
How is everyone else doing?
Pic of todays haul - not bad for Jan even if i say myself.......
George



Only additions I have to your pile at the moment is savoy cabbage and swedes.
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