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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

Last Post 115 days 21 hours ago

Some more seed potatoes added.

10 March 2010 09:24:22
Red Duke Of York.[Solanum tuberosum.]

Red Duke Of York.[Solanum tuberosum.]

On a morning that has picked up a little weather wise we could be in for another great day.Took a short walk earlier to check around the veg garden.Inside in the tunnel the parsnips and carrots down a few weeks back are doing well.Hope to stay a little longer this afternoon to write up some garden notes.Watering is fine for today and if needed will be done for me tomorrow.

Checked on the seed potatoes that are chitting well and will add on some more  Red Duke Of York,[Solanum tuberosum] [7kg-€12.50] at some stage today.[Collected for me yesterday]


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Cloncaw Cloncaw 10 March 2010 12:58:45

Absolutely gorgeous day here now that the sun is shining full blast, but the beds in the kitchen garden are frozen on top so not much I can do there. Put up 2 low tunnels to see if I can warm the raised beds.


J.D. J.D. 10 March 2010 16:42:19

Good to see you are not rushing back in doing too much. Rome wasn't built in a day. And each day you rest up, the better able to tackle the full force of summer growing.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 10 March 2010 18:56:05

Thank you Cloncaw and Jacinta.


milkchurns milkchurns 10 March 2010 21:08:35

hi there john. i must of missed your journal about you been unwell. i hope your well on your way back to full health. i am going to have to get more seed potatoes tomarrow. i miscounted the amount i needed this year. any tips on how to get them to chit quick because the seeds i buy now wont be chitted.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 11 March 2010 09:19:18

Thanks Paul.I sent you on a message about the potatoes.


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