The Daily Dibber

Vegetable grower and Propagation Manager for Urban Jungle, UK


In Fine Fettle

Its been perfect planting out conditions here in Suffolk for the last couple of weeks with regular rain and sunshine. The summer planting is close to completion and it’s a good time to capture and record the potager in this third week of June. The planted rhubarb at the perimeter has greatly helped reduce the…

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A Stripy Slice of Humble Pie

When David first handed me a packet of French marigold seeds to sow after a trip to Paris, my heart sank. However, being the quiet, shy, non-opinionated type, I said nothing, chuntered silently and dutifully sowed the seeds in a tray. Marigolds?  How could he possibly want them in the potager? They are dull ,…

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A rare home day today. I seem to have a particular June colour scheme happening in my garden this week. About ten years ago I got a new next door neighbour. I remember the day she moved in. I peeked over the fence nervously to check her out. When you live rurally who lives next…

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Keeping It Real

Two days to go and it is starting to feel like a bit like our very own attempt at ‘Chelsea’. This ‘Edible Garden Fair’ has certainly pushed me to my limits. When is enough, enough? However I am not a fan of the Chelsea Flower Show and never have been. I also am not a…

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