Monday, 18 June 2012
Well Sunday was a better day, although it got off to a cloudy start, there were some pleasant sunny intervals in the afternoon and it was dry all day.
I made a start on sowing a variety of brassica plants for cropping through winter and into next spring. I wasn’t very happy with the plug plants I bought last autumn so I’ve decided to make the effort and try growing my own plants this year. The first sowing consisted of broccoli “Red Arrow” and “White Sprouting Early”. I’ve also sown cauliflower “Aalsmeer" which will be ready for harvesting next April and May. I've sown some more cauliflower “Clapton” a club root resistance variety which will hopefully be ready for harvesting in October this year.
The seeds have gone under the grow light where I can keep a close eye on them. They will also be protected from any extremes of temperature which can happen in the greenhouse during spells of sunshine. That’s if we do eventually see the sun.
Next on the list for sowing will be some winter and spring cabbages.
Posted by Greenfingers41 at 09:12