Planting autumn onion sets and French onion seeds or are they shallots?
Busy on the plot, fighting the bugs and weeds. Green manure following the potatoes and preparing for a new arrival.
Milestone passed with the book, harvesting and weeding on plot 29
Building a compost heap, attacked by ants and some sad news when I got home.
Spraying the paths to keep the weeds down, yet more tomatoes and the computer is now working.
The plots are in a bit of a mess, so a weeding session was called for over the weekend.
We went up to Harrogate Autumn Show on Friday for the NVS National Vegetable Growing Championship.
Bit of a techno nightmare but harvest carries on and some thoughts on the season so far.
A good moan about the weather, cucumbers and tomatoes plus a new computer to play with
Blanching and freezing as we store the harvest.
The last week has been mainly weeding and harvesting.
New articles on the site about saving your own seeds rather than buying them.
Dinner from the plot, checking the potatoes and if the butterflies don't get you the slugs will.
Brilliant result with the Kestrel potatoes and I discover that Canadian tomatoes need more support than British ones.
Two fantastic books reviewed - keeping ducks and geese and keeping bees.
Moaning about the weather and the European vegetable mountain in our freezers.
Harvest, potato blight and stay at home short holiday with our French friends.
Harvest continues, gluts already. Old photos and French visitors.
Harvesting in full swing and the Harrison Food Factory is busy processing
Back from France with a few seeds hidden between the booze and the plot is in full swing.
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