Very nice new boxes

Plot 51 March boxes

The first planting of the year arrives! In went half a row of beetroot and radishes beside the Flanders poppies and in the other box dill and spinach alongside parsley and rocket.

Great to get the compost down after a lot of raking and warming up the soil for the peas and turnips.

Plot 51 March boxes

Having tried all manner of things cloches, netting and coldframes this year I asked my dad to make me little moveable wooden framed boxes with wire netting to protect the seedlings from birds, mice, squirrels, pigeons and foxes! Here goes..

 

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