With warnings of icy weather next week, today was all about pressing ahead with outdoor plantings but adding some protection for the vulnerable items which are already growing. With my 2017 […]
With the outdoor sowing season approaching, it was time at the weekend to give the raised beds a good clear and tidy up. Lots of small weeds and patches of […]
The local Council round here has a habit of letting various areas of land get overgrown with weeds before springing into late mowing action. That means every May there’s a […]
.. and encountering certain challenges on the way. The potatoes are producing nice strong greenery this week. There a few tubers each of Rocket and Maris Piper. Rocket lives up […]
I’ve got vegetables to grow..
Nematodes – what’s not to like? When tackling the garden pests which can plague the vegetable growing season, we often focus on the big hitters: slugs, pigeons, squirrels.. But for […]
Unfortunately, today I spotted the first damage to the vegetables this year. The carefully nurtured Spagna Bianco beans, in their own small bed, had had their leaves eaten. I don’t […]