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Veg Garden in June

So this is rather a frustrating time for me as I am unable to do much in the veg garden due to an op in early May so I have had to rely on my husband to plant out and tend to the veg garden, I am pleased to report that he is doing a […]

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July’s Jobs in the Veg Patch

Due to the warm weather and the little bits of rain that we have had my vegetable patch has exploded, the potatoes, lettuce and beetroots have put on so much growth and I noticed yesterday that the runner beans are beginning to flower!  I do hope that the continued hard work that you have put […]

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Jobs in the Veg Patch

Jobs in the Veg Patch Check broad beans for black-fly and pinch out the tips. Plant out runner beans, sweetcorn, cucumbers, pumpkins, aubergines, chillies, peppers and tomatoes. Protect pea seedlings from pigeons with netting. Feed tomatoes. Remove raspberry suckers. Check brassica’s for caterpillars. Keep weeding. Keep newly planted seeds, seedlings and young plants well watered […]

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Jobs in the Veg Patch

Jobs in the Veg Patch Protect tender plants and seedlings against frost! Raspberries and black currants can be mulched with well-rotted manure or compost. There is still time to plant seed potatoes or if already planted you can earth up first early potatoes. Remove runners from Strawberry plants this helps to put the plants energy […]

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Jobs in the Veg Patch

Put up pea sticks and broad bean supports. Seeds which can be sown directly outside now include beetroot, parsnips, radish, peas, cabbage, leeks, lettuce and sprouting broccoli. Prepare the borders for seeds by weeding and raking to a fine tilth. Earth up first early potatoes. Harvest forced rhubarb and check to see if sprouting broccoli […]

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Jobs in the Veg Patch

If you manage to avoid the wind and the rain here are some jobs to do in the veg garden. Last chance to plant bare-root fruit trees and bushes. Weed and rake seed beds. Plant early potatoes, onion/shallot sets and Garlic. Harvest forced rhubarb. Sow some parsnips. Plant some Jerusalem artichokes – these are very […]

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