Operation Vegetables Posts

Operation vegetable update !

June 21st, 2012

The last time I blogged about ‘Operation Vegetable‘ was nearly 7 weeks ago. It was getting a bit tedious blogging every week about how our veg had grown by about 1 cm !

….but looking at how our garden has now turned into an overgrown mass of veg, I thought I would provide a quick update!

Our garden now looks like this…..

….spring onions, leeks, parsnips, spinach, Read more »

Operation vegetable {week 8}

May 6th, 2012

I’m starting to get quite impatient now ! I just want all the veg to grow faster so we can start to benefit from it and actually eat it !

In all fairness though – things are starting to look
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Operation Vegetable {week 7}

April 25th, 2012

Well, everything seems to be doing fine and dandy at the moment!

The spinach, spring onions, pak choi, leeks and rocket lettuce are all still going strong….

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Operation Vegetable {week 6}

April 18th, 2012

…..Wow – week 6 already. The spinach and the onions are still going strong.

…..the courgettes are doing Read more »

Operation Vegetable {weeks 4 & 5}

April 8th, 2012

Things have been a bit mad lately (not that I’m complaining!), so a bit later then scheduled here are weeks 4 and 5 of Operation Vegetable!

Week 4:

The grow bag in the kitchen seems to have hit a bit of a plateau. The pak choi and spring onions seem to be not much bigger than in week 3, and it looks like the rocket lettuce is actually disappearing!

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Operation vegetables…..{week 3}

March 18th, 2012

…so we first started planting everything about 3 weeks ago…..and I think it’s all looking pretty good at the moment.

Last weekend all the seeds were sown…..

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Operation vegetables…!

March 9th, 2012

Last year, Ian and I decided to try and grow our own fruit and veg and it worked pretty well. Throughout the summer we had a constant supply of strawberries, chillies, spring onions and courgettes. We had a few peppers, but they didn’t do particularly well.

After last years success, we decided to do it again this year, but on a larger scale.

This year, I’ve documented it from the beginning though – so every week I’ll be sharing our progress – ups and probably downs – of trying to grow our own fruit and veg.

A couple of weeks ago, Read more »