|Celery, Plant Hart's Seeds, Sown April 2012; over wintered.|
June brought some great weather and we had over a week without rain (yeah) and temperatures in the 20sC / 70sF. However, this meant I had to water plants and seedlings, and I lost a few trays of seedling to the scorching sun - never water tender little seedlings when the sun is beating down as it just fries them. Here's what has been happening in the veg garden in early June...
Left: The celery is growing as cut and come again. It looks as if I'll soon have some stalks to use.
|I harvested my first hand full of radishes 'Scarlett Globe' and have more to use this week. I'll be glad of the space to plant some other seeds. I'll plant more radish in between other plants.|
|The onion in the veg box seem happy.|
|Courgette planted out last week. I was at an allotment and the grower put a plastic pot (with the bottom cut out) around his courgettes. I think he said it kept them from rotting so I'm trying it... not really sure about the benefits of this?|
|With the sunny weather the seeds germinated and are growing well; I've been thinning already but have more to do. Carrots, calendula, 3 types of radish, turnip, lettuces, nasturtium and bean are all within this bed (square foot gardening idea).|
I've more seeds to sow and more ground to maintain - so I'm off to the garden!
For more information on the seeds I've sown click here.
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