garden notebook

  • Apples

    Apple Growing Notes Variety Planted Fertilising Jonagold & Gala (twin) May 2022 Group 3/4 & Self fertile Group 4 Cox Apr 2023 Self fertile, Group 2 Jonaprince Feb 2024 Group 3 Red Delicious Feb 2024 Group 4 Apple Diary

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  • Cherries

    Cherry Growing Notes Variety Rootstock Planted Fertilising Regina & Van (twin) Unknown May 2022 Group 3 & 4 Morello Feb 2024 Self fertile, Group 4 Stella Feb 2024 Self-fertile, Group 4 Cherry Diary

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  • Plums

    Plum Growing Notes Variety Rootstock Planted Fertilising Victoria St Julien A Feb Wk 2, 2024 Self fertile, Group 1 Opal St Julien A Feb Wk 2, 2024 Self fertile, Group 3 Stanley Feb, Wk 3, 2024 Self fertile, Group 3 Plum Diary

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  • Chickpeas

    Chickpeas are one of my favourite ingredients to cook with, and I love them in all their forms, whether eaten whole, dried and ground into gram flour, or made into some sublime homemade houmous. Chickpea Growing Notes Variety Sown Germination Harvested Principe Feb (wk1) ’24 Feb (wk2) ’24 (100%) Chickpea Diary

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  • Leeks

    I’ve never really used that many leeks in my cooking, because usually onions are the staple vegetable that I always have in the kitchen, but there is definitely ample room for them in the dinner repertoire if I am able to grow a few. Leek Growing Notes Date Variety Where Germination Harvested Feb wk 1…

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  • Onions

    Onions make their way into almost every meal, so I’d love to learn how to best grow onions to use and store. Our garden is very exposed and is often at the mercy of the very high winds in the area, so the weather is often the most difficult ‘pest’ to combat. Onion Growing Notes…

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