2012

Activities for 2012

2012

Mar 1st – General tidy up of the allotment – ‘old’ veg taken out – old ground cover burned
Mar 16th – 1st early potatoes – variety is Swift – a high yielding crop – 16 tubers (crop June – July)
Started chitting 2nd early batch of Nadine variety
Mar 18th – Started some seeds off in the mini greenhouse
– 12 seeds of beetroot
– lots of turnips
– 12 of Borlotti beans
– 12 of Broad beans
Mar 25th – Rhubarb planted
Apr 1st – 2nd earlies (Nadine) (2 rows) (crop July Sept)
– Peru type – not sure if earlies etc – good for chips!
May 27th – Now seems like a proper allotment – i have a water butt and an incinerator
May 31st – cabbages – 3 types
– Garlic
– Cauliflower
– More tidying , bit more digging and sorting it out
Jun 3rd–¬† planted more cabbages and peas. Netted the strawberry’s and raspberry bushes. Darling wife did more
de-weeding

Jun 23rd – dodging rain showers managed to plant raddish, lettuce, spring onions and carrots . fingers crossed they dont get washed away!!