November 2017



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November 2016 diary entry

November seed sowing schedule

Details of what was sown/planted in November



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November harvesting schedule

Details of our November harvest


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This diary is a summary of our garden activities. The links are to blog posts that often give more detail.

I have decided to keep the weekly format

1 - 5 November


Finished planting patio bulbs

Harvested all the sweet peppers.

Tidying up on the plot

Tidied chard

Cut back wild area

Emptied one compost bay and spread compost

Covered full compost bay

Pruned quince tree

Harvested first leeks and parsnip

First frost

Diminishing returns

Dangerous compost

First below zero (video)

6 - 12 November


Cut back magnolia

Finished sorting compost bays

More weeding and tidying on the plot

Frost cut down dahlias and kiwi

Acer leaves very red

Does this count as a harvest?

Watercress survives its first frost

Leaves are hanging on - just


13 - 19 November



20 - 26 November




27 - 30 November




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