Alan Wilkinson

Alan Wilkinson

Northern England, United Kingdom

Senior VegDork (45 points)

Patch updates and photos

Feb
14

peas and broad beans

peas and broad beans
Today I have sown one tray of peas (douce provence) into toilet roll tubes and another 8 broad beans (aquadulce claudia) into plastic pots these have been placed into my propagator in my garden shed . Peas garlic and broad beans previously sown are growing well in my growhouse outside in the garden.
Feb
07

peas and onions sown on the 6th of January 2013

A second tray of peas ( douce provence ) sown today into toilet roll tubes and then placed into my propagator in the shed. I also sowed 12 modules of onion Bedfordshire champion with 4 seeds being placed in each cell, these modules were then put into my propagator in my shed . When multi-sown modules are planted out the onions form a clump of bulbs.
Feb
02

seeds sown on the 2nd of February 2013

6 seeds of lettuce little gem and 6 seeds of broccoli monaco were sown today into modules,these were then placed into my propagator in the garden shed.
Jan
27

seeds sown on the 27th January 2013

seeds sown today are cauliflower ( F1 concept ) and cabbage (golden acre primo 11 ) . These were sown into small modules and then placed into my propagator in the garden shed.
Jan
22

peas ( douce provence )

One tray of peas ( douce provence ) sown today into toilet roll tubes and then placed into my propagator in the shed.
Jan
18

Bedfordshire Champion onions

Bedfordshire champion onions sown on the 11th of January are starting to show through. These will be left in my propagator and checked tomorrow. They have only taken 7 days to germinate.
Jan
17

Leeks (Lyon 2 prizetaker)

Half a seed tray of Leek (Lyon 2 prizetaker) sown today half an inch deep , the tray has been placed into my large heated propagator in my garden shed.
Jan
15

cauliflower (snowball)

12 cauliflower (snowball ) were sown today and placed into my propagator in the garden shed.
Jan
13

seed potatoes set out to chit

My seed potatoes both second early (Charlotte) and my main crop (Desire) have been set out to chit near the window in my garden shed. I have set my fan heater onto frost guard in order to protect my seed potatoes from the very low temperatures.
Jan
12

seed potatoes and onion sets bought today

2x2kg bags of charlotte and one 2kg bag of Desiree seed potatoes bought today. I also purchased one bag each of red baron and centurion onion sets.

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