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Kitchen garden raised beds project part 3


Another weekend is in sight and word is that it will be dry on Saturday.

Last weekend I removed all the exsisting plants (see previous blog’s) and started to build some raised beds out of old pallets.

This week in the evenings I have managed to make two of the beds a bit deeper than the other three (I need some more wood) and today I have been busy adding the contents of my compost heap to two of the beds. This is easy to see as they are the beds that are a lovely dark brown colour.

As you can see I have transplanted some lettuce into one of the beds, some beans into another and some young strawberry plants in another.

Also sown some seed hoping for a late crop of more lettuce, radish, beetroot and some carrots.

Tomorrow I am off to buy some chard, spinach, turnips. peas, broccoli and some spring cabbage.
These should all be ok to sow now, lets hope the nursery has some left.

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You have been busy T & all looks really shipshape.
Our forecast for Sat is bright & breezy with occasional showers...I can cope with that!! :0)

17 Jul, 2009


Great stuff T&T! It will look great once it's all burgeoning with deliceous veggies!

17 Jul, 2009


Not only will it look fantastic but it will taste even better.
Nice one T & T. :~))

17 Jul, 2009


Sounds as if you are in for a busy but enjoyable weekend. Hope you managed to get all the shopping done and that the weather is kind to you.

18 Jul, 2009

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