Welcome to Plot 42

Just me and my allotment.


Cauliflower and check plot

Went to the allotment straight from works yesterday to try and do a little bit,everything was fine from the night before wind and rain. Well apart from the covering on the strawberries which had blow of in bits,so I replaced it with some leafs that had been dropped off. After the last few weeks I’ve been checking the odd cauliflower to see if we had any growth,the ones that i checked were a little small so I never checked the other ones. So I decided to check the other ones and we had some large ones,well about 5 to 6 inches wide so quite chuffed in the size if them. Just have to harvest them them and get them eaten and frozen for later on in the year,don’t think I have a big enough freezer to store them all in any way.

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Been Busy

Not blogged for a little while been a little busy at work but i have been to the allotment a few times, but not had chance to update my blog. I have sowed a few more things this week some in the greenhouse and some straight into the ground, sowed cauliflower into pots and swede straight into the ground. I have planted my 2nd row of Beetroot which i have been growing in trays, the sweetcorn has started to come through which i sowed a couple of weeks ago. I have done some more weeding and spread out the lettuce which is growing nicely, also planted some more lettuce and radish and put out my Dwarf French beans i know its early but they getting to big for the greenhouse.
Also planted Red Cabbage – Sprouts – Turnips in the ground which have been growing in the greenhouse not to sure if i have enough of them growing.

lettuce

Trying to thin the lettuce.

swede

Couple rows of swede.

beetroot 2lot

Another row of beetroot.

cauliflower

Cauliflower in pots

French Beans

Couple rows of french beans

Sweetcorn

Sweetcorn coming through.


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