Year 1: Mid February

Episode 05, Introducing hoes, sowing garlic, carrots and salad varieties.

15th February 2010

Bunty introduces her favourite draw hoe (Glaser trapeziod hoe 400 in either 130mm or 175mm wide blades) available in the UK from Blackberry Lane (http://www.blackberrylane.co.uk/toolshop1.html).  Manufacturer www.glaser-swissmade.com.  Replacement fine spring steel blades are also available.   She sows garlic 'Lautrec Wight' (outside), carrots 'Amsterdam Forcing', lettuce 'Little Gem', 'Bijou', 'Belize', rocket, radish 'Tarzan', 'French Breakfast', coriander 'Leisure', claytonia (polytunnel) and kohl rabi 'Olivia', celariac 'Monarch' and celery 'Loretta' (propagator).

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