Wednesday, 7 July 2021

July 2021

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12th Rain all day & evening. Managed to finish installing the compost toilet at the community garden.
13th Sunny again today with temperatures in the early 20°Cs. Harvested broad beans, cabbage, raspberries, rhubarb and ruby streaks mustard. 
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17th (Saturday) Visited the plot, did a spot of weeding and watering before giving the Jerusalem artichokes a trim. Outside temperature rose above 30°C today.
18th (Sunday) Temperature into the 30°Cs only a brief visit to the plot today, harvested some sage, a small bit of weeding before watering in the polytunnel. Took a thornless gooseberry cutting to try and root at home. At home sown some radicchio and turnips in cells.  
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30th (Friday) Visited the Chorley Flower Show for the first time today despite the rain outside.
31st (Saturday) Harvested green beans, gooseberries, raspberries,blackcurrant, rhubarb along with salad leaves( rocket & Mexican tree spinach. Plenty of weeding. Broad beans & peas were tied in after the recent heavy rain.