Dig For Victory; Monthly Guides & Commentary
Emptying the greenhouse means it's tomato chutney making time. Chicken waste to vegetables via compost. Woodchips. Parsley, easy to grow when you know how.
Turning the compost piles, fallen tree brash turned into fertiliser and leafmould plus a little on my very long term plans for the land.
Bananas are Britain's favourite fruit. We import 5 billion bananas a year. But our supplies are under threat due to a fungal disease called Panama Disease.
Storm Callum was the final straw for one of our rowan trees, so out with the chainsaw. Got about 3 cubic yards of compost from the bins for the plot.
Sorting and storing the potato harvest, mowing, moving compost and gathering up the leaves for leafmould before Storm Callum arrived
Following on from unusual weather, some thoughts on climate change and the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
We've had a load of compost. When I say a load I mean a LOAD! Ten tonnes of compost delivered in the biggest trailer I've ever seen.
A pair of huge, delicious Black Russian heritage tomatoes on a single truss surprise me, de-leafing the tomatoes and starting to clear the greenhouse
My childhood dream of becoming a farmer in space is getting near to reality for some as NASA experiment with growing food on the International Space Station
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