September 2017

 

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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 - 3 September

 

Visited Potteric Carr nature reserve

Dug remaining potatoes

Started pruning Glencoe raspberry

Tomatoes now ripening quickly

August in pictures

#mygardenrightnow - autumn

A disappointing August

Last potatoes lifted

Adolescent robin

2017 Potato Trial Results

 

4 - 10 September

 

Very little gardening this week other than some harvesting

Finished pruning and tying in of Glencoe

Started pruning jostaberries and gooseberries

Harvested first grapes, sweetcorn, sweet red pepper and Snackbite pepper

Being visited by lots of goldfinches

Brought first box of onions home to store in summerhouse over winter

Picked some lavender

Unwelcome visitors and correction

A wet start to September

A surprising recovery

 

11 - 17 September

 

Only one plot visit this week mainly to harvest

Orchids flowering but the leave look pale and discoloured

Not able to get to the plot and so annuals have been sown in modules

Quince now ripening well

Brassicas in cold frame growing well

Lots of ripe tomatoes

Echinacea

Wet start to September

Aileen blows through

 

18 - 24 September

 

 

 

25 - 30 September

 

 

 

September seed sowing schedule

Details of what was sown/planted in September

 

September harvesting schedule

Details of our September harvest

 

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