Tag: courgettes

Garden

Beetroot and carrot seedlings

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It’s official, our very first outdoor seedlings are starting to sprout. The bed where I planted our carrots and beetroot is showing signs of life. I apologise as the picture is not the most amazing but we thought it would be good to share the small signs of spring life […]

Garden

Planting up – monster courgettes year three

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This week’s update, well the work starts here. It’s time to start potting up the first batch of seedlings, tidy up the beds a little, get weeding and feed the soil. And that’s just this weekend. Kate and I were out in the lovely sunshine yesterday, each with a list […]

Garden

Quick update – the seedlings, one week on

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Just a very quick update for you, it’s been a week since we planted our first seeds and already we have some life. As usual it’s the courgettes at the front of the race with good strong looking plants. I always worry about the tomatoes, they start off looking so […]

Garden

Let 2014’s veggies get growing

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Well right on queue as I started planning for the garden, the snow came. Luckily we haven’t been hit in Musselburgh but coming home from Edinburgh on Friday I felt like Scott of the Antartic and it’s definately feeling quite nippy outdoors. Not to be disheartened though, all I am […]

Garden, House

Not long to go… surely?

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The weather has picked up a little and it’s even beginning to resemble spring (just), so a wee bit more work in the garden today and I’m feeling a bit more like our veggie crop is happening. We are still getting frosts, so I can’t really plant much out, only […]

Garden

New year and time for the work to begin

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As I’m sure everyone agrees, last year was a very successful year for our garden. This year we are hoping to use everything we have learned to make 2013 as successful, but that means getting ready and getting some of our pre planting jobs out the way including a snazzy […]