It's been a wee while since I last posted. we have had some very poor weather and I still have not managed a lot of ground preparation. Saturday was a decent day but I was away playing rugby in the Regional Bowl semi-final in Aberdeen where we managed a 19-15 away win and now face Moray in a local derby final. This has added spice for me as I played for them lasst season.
Anyway a quick up date. My onions from sets are starting to sprout and as you can see the Hercules are looking ok and the 20 BC Stur are similar. I hope to plant out mid to late March depending on the weather.
Here are my onions. These I got as seedling on the 2nd of January. As you can see they are growing on strongly and will soon need potting up to 1 litre pots.
I re collared my most forward leeks last weekend with 7 inch collars. The lagging I had was 15 mm which I felt was a wee bit tight round the leaves so put 7 inch 22 mm lagging on today. The most of these leeks are at least 5 inch to the button and between 40 to 45 mm in circumference round the barrel. So really pleased with them. They will be getting potted on into 2 litre pots next week or the week after.