July 2022 plant raising, no dig interplant, weekly advice, making compost and different types

3rd July 2022 Summer

See mid month update in my newsletter here https://mailchi.mp/2132b158b2c2/sow-transplant-water-harvest?e=d992f1d9c9 The weather has been unusual. June for example was sunnier than normal, yet no war

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Bunny Guinness article, June 2022

1st June 2022 Articles

Bunnie Guinness article

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Homeacres no dig drone view 30th April
May 2022 new plantings, harvests more rare, many sowings in May, no dig allotment, companion and inter planting

29th April 2022 Spring

It’s a third consecutive year of April being very dry. In fact since 17th March we have had just 24mm rain (an inch). We need to give more water than usual, especially to new transplants and sal

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The same plants 25 days later on 28th December, and you can see how they have grown even during winter
January 2022 no dig so easy, trial results, winter growth and new shoots

29th December 2021 Winter

No dig gardening and farming are easier because soil can “soak up” the extremes of weather. For example by draining freely, as in the German floods of July this year, and by holding moistu

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Compost heaps of pallets simply wired together, no stakes
July 2021 no dig potatoes, succession plantings, make compost, save seeds, RHS no dig gardens, bees arrive

28th June 2021 Summer

A growing month, was June. Even though quite dry, with mm in the first four weeks. Average day temperature 21C 70F, average night temperature 10.5C 10F, see my live weather feed. We are fortunate with

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Mid February 2021 new no dig beds, new course details, sowing in milder areas, no dig clothes

12th February 2021 Winter

Cold weather has been gripping much of the northern hemisphere this February so far, but days are lengthening! Some sowings can happen now, but there is no rush and see my comments below, where also I

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Buy 25th side view of onion harvest and new plantings
Trial beds dig/no dig plantings and results 2013-2018

29th December 2020 Trials

For subsequent years of this ongoing trial, see 2019-21 page Starting out in 2013 I made two large beds, five feet wide and sixteen feet long (1.5x5m), the same area as Lower Farm’s experiment,

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This kale has given 30kg harvests
January 2021 make compost, wood sides or not, greens and root harvests, new module tray, small garden

29th December 2020 Winter

Winter has finally arrived here with frost most nights. and days noticeably colder, as low as 2 C 36 F maximum. This is okay! Much better to have cold now than in the spring, and all being well you ha

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Early Granite melon
August 15th update keep beds full, cucumbers tomatoes and melons, save seed, make compost, insect covers, store onions

15th August 2020 Summer

Early August has been unusually warm here, night minimum temperatures averaging16C/61F and day maxima averaging 27C/81F. Growth is fast as long as one waters – we use a hose, which takes time w

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