Sunday, 15 April 2012

A slow start to the growing season

It's been so chilly for the last couple of weeks, and the seeds we sowed in the warm days of late March have done very little.  None of the tomatoes have germinated, only one of the French beans, and about half of the sweetcorn.
The GYOP potatoes have sprouted, withe the aptly named rocket potatoes growing the fastest.
Rob moved the wormery from the garden to the allotment today.  The worms had made some gorgeous looking compost, which I worked into the plot for an onion bed.  The red onions are a bit late going in, and we haven't planted any seeds there yet.
It was pretty cold at the allotment today, so we took the teepee for the kids to shelter in. 

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