Meritocracy in action: thinning seedlings

Before After (poor seedlings…) As predicted when I sowed seeds into my only propagator with my two year old GarlicBoy, some of the smaller ones (in this case, French Marigolds) did get spread around a bit. So given that here at Garlic Towers, we like to see hard-working seeds succeed, we had to thin them […]

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Potting on

Once the first flurry of joyous seed sowing starts, I find that things quickly settle down to a comfortable rhythm of sowing and potting on. So it was with a big smile on my face that I proceeded to move the first of my tiny sprouts into small pots on the weekend. I think that […]

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How late can seedlings be sown?

Far too many seeds being sown Because of the house renovations and the garden building, I was seriously late sowing seeds this year. As a result, instead of a steady one or two types of seed being sown at a time, I went a bit mad and bunged the lot, peppers, tomatoes, beans, peas, squashes, […]

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