Monthly Archives: July 2006

New Green Compost Bin

The new compost bin arrives and I am now in the Posh Bin club!

Low Calorie Potatoes – Honestly

Harvesting potatoes and an Andalusian bull has appeared on the site (almost)

Growing and Showing Prize Veg, Stand at Nantwich Show

Show growing and competitions, harvesting calabrese and the first runner beans of the season. A small rant about how we can help the planet more.

Pumpkin, Squash and French Beans

Sharing water, going slowly mad and harvesting squash. It's all go on the plot!

Merry Tiller the Broad Beans Bed and Clearing First Early Potatoes

Watering continues as does the hot weather and I'm still working a late shift when it's cool. Clearing the early potatoes and various.

RHS Gold Medal at Tatton Park For Crewe NVS Chairman

Gold medal at Tatton and I'm the first one onto the plot this morning (technically). Plus a potential dissertation for a sociology doctorate.

Brassica Problems and Harvesting Potatoes

Analysing what went wrong with the brassicas, watering the plots and it's good to share.

Allotment Competition Results

Allotment Competition results in and harvesting broad beans as the pumpkin makes a takeover bid for the entire plot!

Crowded Greenhouse, Weeds Growing and Pity the Pigeon

A new use for comfrey tea, sorting overcrowded greenhouse and tidying up on plot 29 plus those pigeons still causing trouble.

Brassica Protection Cage from the Pigeons

Building another protection cage for the brassicas before the pigeons eat the lot.

July 2006

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