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Geoff Hodge Web Editor Peterborough

I've been a horticultural journalist for 20 years, a gardener for longer than I want to think about and a veg grower for 25 years.

  • Date Joined: 21 Nov 2006

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  • What's that wet stuff?

    Geoff Hodge on 24 Apr 2007 at 08:15 AM

    I woke up this morning to a strange noise on the conservatory roof - a noise that I remembered from a long time ago. What was it? Oh yes, rain. Rain! I immediately jumped out of bed and shot into the garden - remembering to put on some clothes first. All the protective covers over the crops were either... Read More...

  • Fun with seedlings

    Geoff Hodge on 02 Apr 2007 at 08:47 AM

    What a glorious weekend - lovely, sunny weather, with just a hint of cold weather at night to get the nerves of anyone with seedlings and young plants jangling. So, it was a weekend in the garden, getting ready for Easter. In the veg garden there was plenty to do. The seeds for the lettuce trial that... Read More...

  • Let there be light - and lettuce!

    Geoff Hodge on 26 Mar 2007 at 09:32 AM

    I mentioned on Friday that the seedlings in the conservatory weren't getting enough light and that I'd installed a growlight. Well, to help things along even more I also made a 'light box' - a light-reflecting seedling box. Sounds fancy, doesn't it? Actually, it's just a three... Read More...

  • Cos I want to!

    Geoff Hodge on 23 Mar 2007 at 08:39 AM

    It's all gone quiet over here! No blogs from me for 11 days. The reason? I succumbed to 'man flu' and didn't get out into the garden last weekend, and have only just made it back into the office. So what's been happening? Well, not a lot really - on my behalf anyway. My veg, on the... Read More...