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Hi everyone
It’s about time that I wrote a blog, I have never grown my own and just cutting the grass was the most I have done apart from the odd pruning.
But this year I thought I would give it a go and yes it’s the best fun I have had in a long while.
Very hard work., I started by removing so old rose bushes and a bush that had taken over part of the Garden, boy it was so hard work but after a week of heaving digging I get them removed, then I used some left over concrete blocks from a large pond I built 6 years ago and made 2 raised beds, the pond I used a pick axe to make it is 8ft by 12ft and 6 feet down it took me a week to build.
After doing the raised beds and filling them I built myself a green house, never never never again, I thought building our own conservatory was easier.
From seed I have laid down the following
Cabbage, greyhound and golden acer
Different types of radish
Salad mixes
Carrot in a large pot
6 types of tomatoes plants
Courgettes bush type
Spring onion Spanish onion
Cumbers 2 types
Sweet pepper
Runner beans

Well it’s been going well I have so far eaten everything I produced but for some reason one of my cumber plants just will not grow but never mind.

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Well done at your first attempt you don't do things by half do you ?.lol

23 Jun, 2010


What a bumper crop!....:o)

23 Jun, 2010


plenty to be going at

23 Jun, 2010


thank you so much everyone for your kind lovely comments.
i'm like a JRT once i get my teeth into somthing i don't give up. I know i have a JRT myshelf great little dog.
i'm going to get somemore update photo's, i have had the salad, radish and beets as well as some of my cabbage and carrots i have never tasted something like it before, i wished i done this years ago,

23 Jun, 2010


Potty dottie! You're a regular veggie - growing whizz kid!!

23 Jun, 2010


thank you Fluff

26 Jun, 2010

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