Browsing Archive: enero, 2013

January Update

Publicado por Michelle & Kev Martin el martes, enero 22, 2013, In : Gardening jobs 
We are three quarters of the way through January and the list of jobs is still not completed.
We have weeded the beds ready for the new plants. Weeded the trees and the herb wheels, but still need to do the mulching. We now have a plan for the watering system using ollas. We have to find the clay pots cheap as we will need quite a lot and then buy the black piping...so this job may extend over a few months.
Most of the seeds have been planted although we do want to plant some more herbs and sa...
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Beetroot

Publicado por Michelle & Kev Martin el miércoles, enero 2, 2013, In : Vegetables and care 
We have had great success here with beetroot and as a consequence we have had to find new ways of eating them as there is only so much pickled beetroot you can eat. We have roasted them with Sunday lunch, fried them to make crisps, put them in a sort of pie and even eaten them raw in salads. Also the younger leaves can be used as spring greens. They are full of vitamins and are very good for your health. They are much more versatile than we give them credit for.

In the books they say plant in ...
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Michelle & Kev Martin We have decided to do a month by month blog on work in the garden. This is to help any keen gardeners out there that may be struggling to get things to grow here in Spain. We have found the planting times are vastly different from the English we were used to and have had to change things year on year to succeed.
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