My book has gone to the publisher and a really interesting night at the NVS about fertilisers.
Busy week, compost heaps, sprouts and Jerusalem artichokes.
Sorting a Brussel sprout problem, continuing with the compost heap building and leaves on site.
To dispell the cruel allegation that I cannot grow cauliflowers - here is the proof I can.
Chained to the computer so hardly down to the plot, I have been following the news.
I could not resist having a moan about insurance. What a scam. In any other field they would be sent to jail.
Thinking back on 30 years of gardening and realising how things have changed in that time.
Sneaking a few hours here and there on the plot, finished the second raised bed and a bit of a harvest. Some poor but a good result with Jerusalem artichokes.
Carrying on with the deep beds even when it went dark and a vital DIY tip.
Frost strikes and so the season is officially over, clearing the beds.
Cauliflowers and Brussels sprouts from the plot. The wood arrives for the raised deep beds.
Buying some wood for the deep beds, making picalilli and achieving enlightenment with a hoe.
The compost is finally moved off the path and my plan for more raised beds on plot 5.
Next time you sow something and nothing appears it might not be poor compost or slugs eating the seedlings, it could be the quality of the seeds.
New low energy lightbulbs mean you have no excuse. Go on, help save the planet and save some money while you do it.
Interesting talk at the NVS, clearing the greenhouse and back to humping compost around the plots.
Mainly moving compost with a bit of hoeing and the raised bed finished yesterday photographed
What tools beyond the essential I find useful in my shed. Some are a luxury but some I would not be without.
Finally finished the raised deep bed on plot 5 and Val carries on with the harvest.
Bargain sprayer if slightly misused, digging over for the new raised bed and plot beautiful.
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