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Random picture of Clematis flowering in my garden 28th March 2012
Overwintered Lettuce (left) Salad mix sown last month (right)
Overwintered lettuce (left) Salad Mix (right)

My heartfelt commiserations to all gardeners & allotmenteers who have been affected by the snow, cold & low temperatures, over the last couple of days "up north". Apart from a cool breeze and some very light rain overnight & this morning not much has altered weather wise, here in Somerset. The sun is now trying to break through the patchy cloud, so with a bit of luck I will be down the plot again tomorrow. I went down to the plot earlier this afternoon to pick some Rhubarb, and to take some photographs to add to this post
. The seedlings had benefited from the "dusting" of rain but the ground underneath larger plants such as the Rhubarb was still dry. The following photographs show the progress of the seed sowing and planting which has been done over the last couple of months.
1 row of lettuce transplanted from trays yesterday (Crisphead)
1 Row of Crispheads transplanted from trays yesterday
Onions Spring onions Parsnips Turnips
Onions Spring onions Parsnips & Turnips
A view past my Plum Tree on the drainage bank
A view past my Plum tree.
Seedlings in my shed
No more room in the shed.
Runner beans in shed
Runner beans in Shed
Maincrop Potatoes showing through
Maincrop Potatoes Appearing
Cabbages & Turnips
Cabbages & Turnips

If the weather gets warmer this week I will be enjoying sowing more seeds this coming weekend.
Then again there's always tomorrow.


  1. A beautifully neat and well looked after plot Rooko - you certainly have worked hard on it.

    1. Thanks for the compliment Elaine. I really enjoy veggie gardening especially seed sowing. Just thought I'd let you know there's a link in my last post for free Tomato seeds, thought they might come in handy for your hanging baskets??


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