Allotment Diary–Friday 17 June 2016

Today was all about planting up the rows that I’d cleared with the big crop yesterday, although I still took two bags of salad, one of kale, one of spring greens.

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I put in a long row of peas up against the new climbing frame at the plot entrance:

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this is slightly shaded so it will be interesting to see how well they do here.

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Then I planted up a row of purple beans, in the bamboo cane frame under the trees, a variety chosen for their exceptionally high nutrition content

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I put in another row of radicchio

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Finally I put in spinach, spring onions, radish and rocket in the main beds

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Steve Richards

I'm retired from work as a business and IT strategist. now I'm travelling, hiking, cycling, swimming, reading, gardening, learning, writing this blog and generally enjoying good times with friends and family

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