Now that the greenhouse has been repaired, it's been put straight in to action.
You can see my four tier mini greenhouse inside, I usually set this up inside the greenhouse to give a little extra protection to seedlings at this time of year. As the weather gets warmer, the plastic cover can be removed, but the shelves themselves give me more space on which to place all the seed trays.
I started some more seeds off on Saturday, kale - Cavolo de Nero, broccoli - Raab, swiss chard - Bright Lights, kohl rabi - Purple Delicacy, beetroot - Boltardy, leek - Musselburgh, salad onion - White Lisbon, red salad onion - Furio, radish - Rainbow Mixed and I also sowed a few trays with the living rabbit food which I posted about previously, I'm sure the bunnies will enjoy munching on that.
I also decided to get my tomatoes going. It's a little earlier than I usually sow them so I just hope I can keep them going without them growing too leggy. If they do, I've still got time to sow more. The varieties I finally decided on are Gardener's Delight, Totem, Costoluto Fiorentino, Ildi and Ailsa Craig. The latter is one which my dad would often grow, so I think of it as an old fashioned variety, but he used to swear by it and he got great yields so I thought I would give it a go this year.
I've started the tomatoes off in the heated propagator to get them going and I've noticed that three of the varieties have germinated already. Time to take them out of there now and get them to toughen up, they'll have to fend for themselves out in the greenhouse before too long. There's no room for weaklings here.
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