Week 9: Working the soil and caring for new plants

Transferring Onions to the plot.

Transferring Onions to the plot and watering the leeks.

Second row of peas which should double my crop and extend my pea-eating!

Second row of peas which should double my crop and extend my pea-eating!

The radish are coming up (in-between the pea rows).

The radish are coming up (in-between the pea rows).

New beds added in front of the shed.

New beds added in front of the shed.

Looking down at the new beds. Adding manure into the soil via the trench method.

Looking down at the new beds. Adding manure into the soil via the trench method.

New beds finishing off the structure of the plot

New beds finishing off the structure of the plot

The lattice work on the shed has been painted a contrasting blue.

The lattice work on the shed has been painted a contrasting blue.

Even the robin appreciated me digging over the soil. He came down and searched out some worms.

Even the robin appreciated me digging over the soil. He came down and searched out some worms.

Smart shed with contrasting blue edging and lattice work.

Smart shed with contrasting blue edging and lattice work.

Sweetheart Cabbage growing slowly and adapting to life on the plot.

Sweetheart Cabbage growing slowly and adapting to life on the plot.

Onions and Shallots growing well with lots of leaf growth.

Onions and Shallots growing well with lots of leaf growth.

Crikey, potato plants are bursting through the ground. Guessing the sunniest spot can be seen.

Crikey, potato plants are bursting through the ground. Guessing the sunniest spot can be seen.

Seating area looking down on new beds. Still old compost heap remains a good option for planting.

Seating area looking down on new beds. Still old compost heap remains a good option for planting.

Looking down after nearly 9 weeks of work.

Looking down after nearly 9 weeks of work.

Growth of my Elephant Garlic plants.

Growth of my Elephant Garlic plants.

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