What to grow in October (Cool/Temperate climate) — Mascha’s Garden

The warmer weather is finally here and now that the soil is also warming up you can get busy planting out your vegetable beds with a huge variety of vegetables and herbs. Early October you can plant/sow: Silverbeet, Rainbow Chard, Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Cauliflower, Asian greens, Cabbages, Spinach, Leeks, Lettuce, Celery, Endive, Spring onions, Radish, Carrots, […]

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IT MUST BE THE SOIL — LIGHT

Apart from warmer temperatures and prettier sights, one of the main reasons I so look forward to spring is being able to garden again. As the weather warms, I begin to think of plants I want to have in the garden in addition to our staples: tomatoes, herbs, and pepper. This year, we got […] via

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Spring

The sun has finally decided to shine here in the soggy Pacific Northwest and it feels wonderful. I just thought I would share some of the stuff we’ve been up to while I’ve neglected to write. We built some raised beds. We planted asparagus in two of them and some potatoes that we had left […]

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Allotment spring

Slowly but surely we are making spring inroads with sorting out each section of the allotment. Pete is digging over part of the allotment that we have not managed to utilise so far. This haven for dock leaves was part of a path laid by the previous tenant, so lined with empty rubble sacks, small […]

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