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more seeds to sow.

Tuesday, 08 Feb 11 Sunny 4°C / 39°F

With an allotment to provide with seeds and plants as well as the garden I need to get sowing more early crops. While the ground is still far too cold to sow direct I have the greenhouse (unheated but insulated) and the sunroom (read strange leantoo on the side of house that gets some sun this time of year).
I have some sweetpeas germinating in the greenhouse along with some alpine strawberry seedlings overwintered. There are broad beans germinating in the airing cupboard and peas sprouting in the sunroom. These peas will move to the greenhouse as soon as they have their first true leaves.
There are also chillis and peppers along with some aubergines in the heated propagator beginning to sprout and now my son has found me a soil warming cable to create a warm bed to start off some more.
I found a large gravel tray and put a layer of sand in, laid out the cable and levelled more sand over. I now have the perfect place to provide bottom heat for the next lot of seeds.

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From Coffee spot to Veggie Plot garden

The Allotment garden

Day -1

Lettuce Valdor

Lactuca sativa

Day -1

lettuce winter density

Lactuca sativa

Day -1

Cabbage Golden Acre

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

Day 17

Pepper Kaibi round no 2

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Day 17

Pepper Mini bell Mixed

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Day 17

Pepper Tropical Heat

Piper guineense

Day 17

Pepper Pinocchio's Nose

Capsicum annuum longum group

Day 17

Aubergine 'de Barbentane'

Solanum melongena

Day 17

Aubergine Black Beauty

Solanum melongena


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