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Allotment Plan: April

the mountain I mentioned the other day has another important level thus weekend.  

The sun is shining! 

The plan includes the following:

Seed Potatoes 

It’s time for the spuds that we chitted to go in the ground. 

As you can see they have fine  sprouts pushing through. They’ve been sitting out of direct light on trays in the spare room for several weeks. 

We can transfer them to the plot. 

Seedlings

There are some more broad beans that can be planted out now too. 

Meanwhile we need to soak some peas so we can start them too. 

Corn

The corn is now about 30cms (12 inches) high. So we are thinking about putting it in the ground protected by a cloche as its been very mild but could still go a little colder. 

More seedlings

Courgettes, beans, soya beans and parsnips can be preped for indoor sowing. 

Sowing 

The beetroot, carrots, runner beans, and a few other things can go in at the allotment. 

Transplant

The cabbage family can be transferred to bigger pots. We have sprouts, purple sprouting brocolli, kohl rabi and kale.

That’s a busy weekend and we need to finish spraying the new three wheel box bike too. 

What are your gardening plans for the weekend? 


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7 comments on “Allotment Plan: April

  1. Marie Kubý
    April 18, 2015

    It’s great that you have an allotment and able to grow your own food!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. backtowhatever
    April 18, 2015

    Barbecue – in the garden 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. sadnesstheory
    April 18, 2015

    The fresh potatoes are so tasty! Good luck with your gardening projects!

    Liked by 1 person

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