Peter Norris

  1. Overwintering carrots

    Overwintering carrots

    Peter Norris April 9, 2017 The early carrots may be earlier this year than previous years. Inspired by the back of a letter carrot seeds from Impecta, which to my surprise stated that you could also sow in October-November, I sowed in...

  2. Overwintering spit bowl

    Overwintering spit bowl

    Peter Norris April 11, 2017 This year I have for the first time sown the overwintering spikes in August and planted in the bench in October - and to celebrate that they have all survived the winter, they have obviously decided to go into...

  3. The salads are transplanted

    The salads are transplanted

    Peter Norris The lettuce plants have held Store Moving Day today. We have not been able to eat the greenhouse's about 50 overwintered salads before making room for planting the tomatoes. And since the chickens are currently stuffed with...

  4. Overwintering peas

    Overwintering peas

    With the prospect of day frost next week, it has suddenly become a little busier in the kitchen garden than I had expected. Especially since there will soon be a 2-3 weeks where there is a ban on doing something with your head down, which must be...

  5. Winter salad

    Winter salad

    If you want to extend the harvest of lettuce and other leafy vegetables as far as possible in the autumn and early winter, it is important to time the sowing so that the plants are almost fully developed when the day length falls below 10 hours....

  6. Winter sowing of carrots

    Winter sowing of carrots

    The most recent of the year I have ever sown carrots was when I once stumbled upon a carrot variety that should be able to be sown in August, germinate during the fall and give fresh crunchy roots the following spring. I therefore immediately...