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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

Last Post 65 days 9 hours ago

Polytunnel ready for 2010 vegetables.

19 December 2009 19:36:58
Time to look through sowing charts.

Time to look through sowing charts.

Today started off with a light blanket of snow for a while earlier this morning.The rest of the day was dry with an odd very slight touch of sunshine,but this minute at almost 7.30 pm its raining.Frost is also expected so we know what the morning will be like now.Earlier on today i attacked the second half of the tunnel bed to finish up there and leave the ground levelled and at the ready.The ground has been given a slight touch of manure and all going well will be ready for take off in early spring.Some general purpose fert,will be left at the ready for similar.Now that all that area is complete it will be down to getting some plans together to check on what will be sown there in the new year.Nothing else done in the vegetable garden today and hope to have a look through the other section tomorrow for just an hour or two.


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J.D. J.D. 19 December 2009 20:13:40

Lovely blank canvas in front of you, John. All ready to go. Well done.


fran m fran m 19 December 2009 20:26:19

Good days work, John, feet up time, rest, well earned.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 19 December 2009 21:48:50

Thanks Jacinta,heres hoping those young seeds will take off well.

This evening i felt just like that Fran.Not so bad now,thanks.


Lìga Lìga 20 December 2009 09:35:45

Soil there look so good,,i just want put my fingers there,,and feel it.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 20 December 2009 10:24:56

Thanks Liga.I lowered the beds to ground level almost from the raised beds so as i use up every last inch of room to grow some veg or another.The tunnel has served me well so far.Here is hoping it will again in the new year.


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