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2 Productive Days

Heavy frosts on Saturday & Sunday nights were followed by sunshine on Sunday & Monday. Although cold during the day on Sunday, I managed to dig over a full vegetable bed, turning in the well rotted horse manure which had been spread over the surface in October. The digging kept me warm.

Frost on the Veg Bed I was Digging
An Extremely "cold frame"

Yesterday I was back down the plot to re-position one of my water butts which was sinking & leaning over due to soft ground underneath it, on my other plot. After I had tamped the soil down & replaced the slabs & blocks supporting the butt it was midday. 
Greenhouse Roof Over the Brussels

I then marked out an area of grass between one of my bottom veg beds & the allotment road, skimmed off the turf & started to dig the area over ready to turn it into another planting area. The removed turf was added to the bare patches in one of my paths. Surprising what u find whilst digging, 2 old plant pots, half a dozen pieces of rope an old brass water tap, along with part of an old welly boot. (Think I might put them on e-bay).

Brussel Sprouts Germinating (-2) Overnight

I got back home just before dark & had time to check the seed trays in my greenhouse. To my surprise the Brussel Sprouts were germinating. I had only sown the seed last week and decided not to water any of the trays due to the heavy frosts of late. Another 2 enjoyable days.

I counted my Onions in the greenhouse then counted my blessings.

There's always tomorrow.

Last Years Onions Dwindling in Number


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