Monthly Archives: September 2008

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Potato Blight & Clubroot

Not the best weekend, Sarpo potatoes affected by blight and slugs and now I've got clubroot as well.

Borlotti Beans & Freezers

Harvesting beans from the plot and a bit of confusion on running costs for a freezer

Autumn Onions

Planting autumn onion sets and French onion seeds or are they shallots?

More Beans, Cats, Green Manure & Chemical Warfare

Busy on the plot, fighting the bugs and weeds. Green manure following the potatoes and preparing for a new arrival.

Building a Compost Heap

Building a compost heap, attacked by ants and some sad news when I got home.

Spraying the Paths & Tomatoes

Spraying the paths to keep the weeds down, yet more tomatoes and the computer is now working.

Weeding & Clearing the Plots

The plots are in a bit of a mess, so a weeding session was called for over the weekend.

NVS Show at Harrogate

We went up to Harrogate Autumn Show on Friday for the NVS National Vegetable Growing Championship.

Harvest, Computer Problems & Jams

Bit of a techno nightmare but harvest carries on and some thoughts on the season so far.

Rain & Yet More Rain

A good moan about the weather, cucumbers and tomatoes plus a new computer to play with

Blanching & Freezing

Blanching and freezing as we store the harvest.

September 2008
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