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Weekend to do List

Today it has been 19 degrees C! That’s a good reason for three blog posts!

We’ve been busy. It seems we’re not the only ones!

At Home
Fix the shower✅ ( no longer scalding/freezing)
Put up the mini greenhouse✅
(seedlings here we come)

Sow at home✅
Beetroot✅
Purple sprouting broccoli ✅
Purple Kale✅
Purple Brussels sprouts✅
Purple Kohl rabi✅

(Who needs green vegetables? )

Beans and peas 😞
(not yet. Still holding out hope for the broad beans too)
Start new parsnips ✅
(The last lot dried out)
Coriander (no seeds)
Soak sweet corn ✅
Transplant tomatoes and chillies
into bigger pots✅
Put go gi, lavender and rosemary plants in pots✅

(Let’s hope the chickens don’t eat them)

Front garden
Sow carrots, chives and beetroot in tubs 😞

At the plot

Make new raised bed for asparagus✅
Weed and feed fruit trees😞
Prepare pea plot with chicken waste and compost😞
Feed the border😞
Plant new bulbs, ✅sea kale and horseradish✅
Dig up Jerusalem artichokes and re plant✅

Massive bucket of Jerusalem artichokes!

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The artichoke tomb. I scoured it for the rest if last years crop. The. Replanted six tubers. I bet we get hundreds again this year.

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Prepare to plant the spuds😞
Raised bed for asparagus✅
Clear cabbages ✅
Clean the wooden cold frame✅
Put up the posts✅
Watch the bees flying out and in🐝
Put up a sign🐝✅

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Thus weekend, we also had three eggs which means all three hens are laying

and I got my 100th follower!
(Wow! I’m so pleased! Thank you 😃)

What a great weekend!

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20 comments on “Weekend to do List

  1. litadoolan
    March 9, 2014

    Three days of sunshine in a row here so good weather all round! Yippee. Big up your to do list. Awesome!!

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    • lizard100
      March 9, 2014

      Really pleased with the weather and the jobs we managed. What an unexpected result! Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!

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  2. lindaswildlifegarden
    March 9, 2014

    awesome post Liz we been busy as well you will see why shortly

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  3. silverbells2012
    March 9, 2014

    Wow! What a long list…. I’m looking forward to my Jerusalem artichokes arriving in the post.

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    • lizard100
      March 9, 2014

      Just make sure they are hemmed in. They will spread like wildfire!

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      • silverbells2012
        March 9, 2014

        Thanks for the info! I don’t need to be digging to clear them as well as weeds lol. How would I hem them in?

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      • lizard100
        March 9, 2014

        We gave slabs in the ground around them.it looks like a grave!

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      • silverbells2012
        March 9, 2014

        Guess you have to put the slabs in quite deep?

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      • lizard100
        March 9, 2014

        We just used the largest pavers we had. The bed is one wide and two long. It helps to stop their passage well enough. There’s a photo on today’s weekend to do list post.

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      • silverbells2012
        March 9, 2014

        Okay, I’ll take another look.

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  4. silverbells2012
    March 9, 2014

    Got the idea re hemming them in! Now I need to find a source for some slabs – hmmm.

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  5. tootlepedal
    March 9, 2014

    Impressive list work.

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    • lizard100
      March 10, 2014

      Thank you. Feeling the consequences today though!

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  6. solarbeez
    March 10, 2014

    So, I’m your 100th follower…I am honored! Also happy that you joined the Tree Following with mystery tree too.

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