Dig In Gardening – 23 May 2010

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digin_seeds A couple of months ago, I discovered the BBC’s ‘Dig In’ campaign. The idea is to encourage people – who normally wouldn’t normally do any form of gardening – to get their hands dirty and grow ‘green fingers’.

So, I sent off for a packet of seeds, and a couple of days later, they arrived. I had some basil, some courgette, some French bean, salad, and carrot seeds. All I needed to do now was plant them.

seed_trays A couple of months passed, and I forgot all about the seeds. But then I found them, and on the same weekend as Dad had spent much of out in the garden, I joined him and did a spot of gardening myself.

Having planted the seeds in seed-boxes, covered them in soil, given them a sprinkle of water, and then covering them in Clingfilm, it was just a matter of waiting for them to germinate.

I’ll update this blog as it happens!

Andrew Burdett

Andrew Burdett is a 21-year-old from Maidenhead in Berkshire. He is now two-thirds of the way through his Journalism Studies degree at the University of Sheffield. In his spare time, he enjoys swimming, going to the theatre, and writing about himself in the third-person.

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