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ACE

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damp underground
« on: June 27, 2020, 07:00:54 »
A nice rain overnight, but it will only start the weed seeds that have been lurking in the dry top soil. I have been watering newly planted stuff a bit longer than usual, I'm one of those who just starts them off really, leaving the roots to go down and find their own.  The stuff looks good apart from the onions, but then their roots don't seem to go down very far and they were cheap sets. Back to seed again next year. Digging up a few spuds has shown there is still moisture  down below. Carrots did not seem to want to germinate this year so I put in a couple more rows, now after last weekends showers and a bit of heat every row has started showing.

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damp underground
« on: June 27, 2020, 07:00:54 »

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Re: damp underground
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2020, 19:50:47 »
I snook in some more carrots too... two pallet toppers full.. eight short rows. The recent rain has come just at the right time for the potatoes.. looks like a good crop. :wave:

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Re: damp underground
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 05:58:23 »
Pallet toppers,(collars) the best thing since sliced bread. I got eight of them out of a skip. Started a double height one last week with celery in topping up as it grows.
« Last Edit: June 28, 2020, 06:02:50 by ACE »

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Re: damp underground
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2020, 07:34:49 »
Never knew what the correct name was for these.