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Holiday frustrations

Published on April 14, 2012, by in Diary, Jobs-to-do.

The last couple of weeks have been a bit frustrating on the garden front. The Easter Hols have been busy and apart from watering the seedlings and plants in the greenhouse I haven’t managed to have a good session. We are still harvesting the purple sprouting broccoli which has been amazing. We started eating it around mid Jan! It looks like it’s coming to an end now as it’s a battle to stop it from flowering. Will definitely grow again for next year.

The strawberries in the greenhouse are flowering and I’m wondering if I should pollinate them as no bees have got into the greenhouse. Will have a go today with a small paintbrush.

Urgent jobs to do

  • Plant up new everlasting strawberry plants(Albion) which arrived yesterday.
  • Finish weeding veg plots and dig in compost ready for planting and sowing.
  • Sow some more seeds – flowers and veg.
  • Weed fruit cage
  • Dead head daffs
  • Plant Hannah’s violas
  • Redo and refresh pots
  • General weed
  • Feed roses and fruit trees
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