Tag: seeds

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sowing chilli seeds 2019

Well, its that time of year when I really want to get a head start on planting chilli seeds. These are some of my favourite plants to grow and can add a little or a lot of spice to a dish. The sweet varieties are bursting with flavour and can add a great splash of colour…
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February 26, 2019 0
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Baking a sourdough loaf

the wait is over Well it’s been long anticipated, I’ve “lovingly” cared for the starter for the last two weeks and now its time to bake some sourdough >By lovingly cared for what I mean is not in the slightest… I didn’t remember to feed it daily, I left it in the sun, let it…
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February 21, 2019 0
led grow light review

LED grow light review – 1 month in

One thing that I miss from a few years ago is my grow box that I used to have set up for giving my chilli’s and tomatoes the best start to the year. Unfortunately, space has dictated that this needed to go but something small that could be stored when not in use would suffice.…
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February 28, 2018 1
Seedling disaster

Seedling Disaster

OOOO Dear…. Nothing quite gives you one of those lumps in your throat like the ominous crash followed by your little ones shouts for help…. In an attempt to help me by checking on the seedlings we have on the window sill our  3 year old unfortunately managed to tip everything, and I mean everything…
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February 17, 2018 0
Shallots Golden Gourmet

2018 Seedlist Part 2

Well, this is a quick update to my 2018 seedlist part 2, this is pretty much everything I need bar a few possible additions that I’m mulling over. The selection is very much based on quantity (of seed/crop yield) and quality of produce. Most of these seeds I’ve grown previously with great result and the others, well let’s hope…
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February 6, 2018 0
Online garden Calender

Online Garden Calendar

This may seem a little off topic but hang on in there. This is a quick post to explain my Online garden Calendar that can be accessed by anyone on my website. Why put the effort into maintaining another calendar? What I’m hoping to achieve with the online garden calendar is a reference point for when I…
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February 4, 2018 0
Heated propagator

Heated propagator, early seed sowing – or not in my case!

Well, my parcels have finally arrived just in time for the weekend, nothing too exciting but the heated propagator and seeds need to be put straight to use to try and make up some of the time lost so far this year. The heated propagator I went for is a garland super7, I went for this…
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February 1, 2018 0

Hot lemon – ají limo, an amazing chilli plant

Hot lemon – ají limo I just wanted to share this with you, you may not of grown this before but you still have time to grow it this year you may not get an amzing crop if you just get one, but with a few even starting later in the year you will get an…
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January 28, 2018 0
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2018 Growlog, starting afresh

2018 Growlog, a New Year a New Blog well I’m almost a month behind schedule due to illness and commitments but I’m excited to finally start my 2018 Growlog, this is something that has been eating me up for the last few years but family and work commitments had made it hard to really push…
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January 24, 2018 0