In pursuit of peas

In pursuit of peas

Peas in the polytunnel were very successful last year and this year’s seedlings are growing well, despite being nibbled by an uninvited bean weevil type. This weekend, I sowed enough sugar snap peas for a 3m row and thought some of you might find the process...
Roots and shoots

Roots and shoots

The early tomato and cucumber seedlings are weak and weedy on the kitchen window sill, clinging to life.  In the greenhouse, things are looking much better – mostly because these seeds where sown at the right time with the right conditions.  These early peas...
Sad seedlings

Sad seedlings

What was I thinking?  I’ve been sowing and growing seeds for the past ten years.  I know that I don’t have the facilities to manage very early seedlings.  So what was I thinking when I cranked up the heated propagator and cleared a space for it on the...