Plot Notes

A personal journal, open for the world to read, recording the progress of a novice allotmenteer on his allotment.



Weed it and reap.

Sowing diary

A record of dates of sowings/plantings/harvestings for future reference.

2011
6.2.11
Tomatoes (shirley and Gardeners Delight)
Chilli Peppers
Cayenne Peppers


13.2.10.
Onion seeds - indoors in propagator.
Onion seeds - in coldframe
Spring onion seeds - indoors in propagator.
French beans - indoors in propagator.
Strawberry seeds - indoors in propagator.
Marigold - indoors in propagator.
Dianthus - indoors in propagator.

14.2.10 
Chilli peppers - indoors in propagator (airing cupboard at night).

16.2.10
Started chitting first early potatoes.

20.2.10.
Brought onions from coldframe indoors.

27.2.10.
Leeks - indoors on window sill.
Brussels sprouts - indoors in propagator.
Moved French Beans on to window sill from propagator.
Put onions and spring onions in coldframe during day.

28.2.10.
Started chitting second early potatoes.

6.3.10
Tomatoes - 2 varieties on kitchen window sill.
Leeks - in tubes in coldframe.
Cayenne Peppers - in propagator
Chilli Peppers - in propagator.
Sprouts - propagator.
Onions - coldframe.
Spring Onion - coldframe.
French Beans- propagator.
Marigolds - bathroom window sill.
Dianthus - bathroom window sill.
Thyme - kitchen window sill.
Basil - kitchen window sill.
Parsley (flat) - kitchen window sill.
Parsley (curly) - kitchen window sill.

8.3.10
I am still bringing the beans and flower seedlings in at night but leaving the onions and leeks in coldframe. Temperature was minus 5 this morning. fortunately I had put a tealight candle lantern in the coldframe overnight which kept the frost out.

13.3.10
Potted-on first batch of french beans.
Onions - coldframe
Spring Onions - coldframe
Leeks - propagator
Pumpkin - kitchen window sill
Runner beans - propagator
Nasturtiums - propagator
Sunflowers - Fern's room
Left beans, dianthus, marigolds in cf overnight.

18.3.10
Moved french beans from 6/3/10 into cf.
Leaving beans in cold frame day and night.

20.3.10
Broccoli in propagator
Calabrese in propagator
Rudbeckia in propagator
Antirrinhum in propagator

27.3.10
Potatoes. First earlies planted in plot, Duke of York.

29.3.10
Broccoli in prop
Calabrese in prop
Sprouts in prop
Runner beans on window sill.

18.4.10
One row of Estima 2nd Early potatoes
Onion sets
Garlic
Transplanted broccoli, sprouts and calabrese from coldframe to raised bed.

19.4.10
Lettuce (various types)

24.4.10
Carrots in raised bed
Onion sets
Another row of Estima potatoes

27.4.10
Lettuce/rocket/salad
Couple of runner beans in bean bed
transplanted some flowers into flower border.