Monthly Archives: June 2010

Strawberries & Forum Meet Up

Harvesting a couple of pounds of strawberries, weeding, watering and Bury agricultural show and forum meet up.

Brassica, Squash & On the Radio

Spare brassicas now planted, all the squash planted and my 7 minutes of fame on the BBC

More Weeds, Watering & Hosepipe Ban

Still coping with the weeds, watering woes solved by football and planting out the last of the bush tomatoes.

Construction Worker with finished Wonderwall

Protecting Brassicas from Birds & Butterflies

Weeding, watering and building a large netting cloche to protect the brassicas from birds and butterflies

Strange Strawberries

A question about strange shaped strawberries - can you help?

New Apple Redlove Available from Suttons

A new apple with red coloured flesh has been launched onto the British market by Suttons.

Patio Growing

Where the snails come from and growing on the patio. Update on the hamster!

Hamsters & Planting Out

Rescued a hamster and then a good day planting out now the danger of frost is well passed.

Thinning Carrots, Weeding & Weather

Weather survey, still fighting the weeds and trying to explain how nature works by thinning carrots for a neighbour.

Carrots in Barrels

Growing Carrots in Barrels

Sowing carrots in slices of barrels with a home-made growing medium in them.

John Harrison and Mantis 4 Stroke Tiller

New Mantis Tiller

I've had a new 4 stroke Mantis tiller. Here's my report on it in comparison to the old 2 stroke Mantis tiller. I can sum it up as, still brilliant and even better.

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