Dig For Victory; Monthly Guides & Commentary
Yet another River Cottage series has hit our TV screens, Bit of a curate's egg - good in parts.
House in uproar keeps me off the plot but a few bits do get done in the greenhouse.
New articles on the site about the differences between Spanish and UK allotments plus some lessons from Cuba for British growers.
A day out at Alton Street Allotment's open day, another site turned around and thriving.
Election over, thank goodness, I've been busy on the plot planting peas and beans, tomatoes and peppers and wondering where the time goes.
Repairing and preparing the large greenhouse for the tomatoes and fixing the bench in the small greenhouse after an engineering lesson. Thanks Paul!
Earthing up the potatoes using my Mantis tiller and a surprise frost warning sends me running back to the plot.
Sweetcorn and courgettes planted out, mixed success with the peas and the strawberry barrel planted out.
A fascinating insight into commercial tomato growing in Britain and a great tomato growing tip for the home grower.
Sad loss, people leaving and people joining the site. New posh compost bin and feeling the heat.
The Crewe and Nantwich election special plus, more importantly, planting borlotti beans.
Typical bank holiday weather, raining and even lightning but got a fair bit done in the potting shed. Drafted into garden duty on Tuesday as well.
A new photo competition on the chat forum and some articles on baking your own bread at home.
Caught the intruders, chitting sweetcorn, sowing peas and beans, planting globe artichokes and my novel voting method gets a few raised eyebrows.
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