Sowed ¾ row of Parsnip Tender & True (organic) in last line of spud bed. Sowed in groups at 7" spacing with Radish Sparkler between as supposed to germinate quicker and mark row - also added radish to previous parsnip row. 

Planted ½ row of Garlic (coop spanish) in bed to east of tunnel

Sowed Carrot Paris Market 5 Atlas 1 row in bed east of tunnel.

Today the nematodes were deployed. Good luck my microscopic beauties...

Sowed 1 double row Broad Bean Masterpiece. 1st batch of sweetcorn has germinated (all bar 2), Tom Thum toms germinated but no sign of Alicante. No sign of Aubergines. Cabbages, basil, melons and cucumbers all showing.

Have ordered nematodes to combat the slugs.

Planted spuds: Pink fir Apple x 16 (supposed to be earlies but haven't really sprouted), Kingsman (maincrop) x 13.

Today was mostly mowing. Lovely sunny day again. There are apricots set!

Planted 15 Nicola spuds (row of 11 plus 4) and prepared ground for rest

Planted Shallot Golden Wonder x 26 (1 row)

Planted White Onion Set Stuttgart x 27 (1 row)

Planted Red Onion Set Karmen x 27

Planted Peas Early Onward 1 row


Raked over spud and legumes beds.

Sowed Parsnips - Tender & True (organic) ½ row and White Gem (2018 seed) ½ row

In seed trays: Cabbage Savoy Vertus, Cabbage Greyhound, Cauliflower All the Year Round. (never yet had success with caulis, only trying because I had some seed), Basil, Thyme, Lemon Balm (herbs all old seed)

In mini-pots: Cabbage Red Drumhead

In plug trays: Aubergine Black Beauty, Celeriac Monarch