Our holiday in Lanzarote gave us some good ideas for coping with windy conditions
Last post as we're taking a holiday - first for 3 years - in the sun
A quick trip to France via 'Down the Lane' returning to storm and flood.
Making sure I don't end up in hospital even if I look daft in my fetching green and orange chainsaw protective gear. Plus a moan about being warned too much about safety.
Clearing the walled garden and developing an inferiority complex after meeting a ram!
Sheep, the land girls of Fron Dirion, come to my rescue clearing long grass away
Commercial growers trying to blame home growers for blight - patently ridiculous!
Sarpo blight resistant potatoes give us a maincrop, runner beans not too bad and the leeks are catching up
Shredder plays up but easily fixed. Weather continues awful.
Saturday was well nigh perfect. The sun shone and the sky was an electric blue with wispy white clouds.
A visit to the shops leaves me shaken at the prices demanded for fresh fruit and veg.
New compost bins going up but the dratted caterpillars have eaten my brassicas.
What are those white spots on the potatoes?
What can you grow on your allotment and what not? It all depends on the rules.
Best tasting cucumber and masses of slugs like a horror film, advancing on the crops
Had a few days of summer for a change so I declared a holiday and got outside and played on the plot
I'm ill but worse than that, the potatoes have blight! Even struck in the greenhouse, tomatoes have blight too.
Hoping to miss the potato blight, some real success stories in the greenhouse
Managed to get some potatoes, cucumbers and even a few tomatoes.
A busy week on the plot, between the rain managed to get a lot done
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