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It must be Autumn – the pumpkins are coming along nicely

Published on September 27, 2012, by in Diary.

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Reference shots from 26th September 2012

These are a bit late in the month but here goes…

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Potting up on Saturday

Published on September 24, 2012, by in Diary.

It’s getting a bit chilly for this but F managed to get in a session potting on wall flower seedlings at her newly acquired potting table on Saturday afternoon.

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Flowering globe artichokes

Published on September 17, 2012, by in Diary.

Took this snap yesterday while out mowing – the globe artichokes look superb with their spiky purple tops…


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In the dog house

Published on September 10, 2012, by in Diary.

I got a little carried away after spraying the garden paths with weed killer and decided to use my¬†initiative¬†to get rid of some of the weeds around the edges of the borders. Only apparently they weren’t weeds. Oops.

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September jobs

Published on September 3, 2012, by in Jobs-to-do.
  • Cut back old raspberry canes and tie in new ones
  • Clear spent vegetable plants
  • Plant out all potted on perennial plants
  • Cut back strawberries
  • Finish weeding herb garden
  • Weed left border and lay plastic to suppress invasive weeds
  • Protect pumpkins from rot by putting on slates
  • Wash shading off greenhouse
  • Plant green manure
  • Collect seeds
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