Monthly Archives: July 2019

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Uchiki Kuri Squash

Composting, Slugs, Snails, Aphids & Ants

Compost not heating up as I want, an army of slugs and snails and to top it off a plague of ants. At least the squash is looking good.

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Growing Questions & Answers July 2019

Just a few questions this month. Aphid infestations, chilli peppers and a problem with potatoes.

Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

We all look for value but there are times when saving a few pennies costs pounds in the end.

Invasion of the Army of Molluscs

Never mind The Walking Dead or The Exorcist tonight I saw true horror slithering over paths and plot leaving trails of slime behind them!

Soilfixer Super Compost Bin

Better Easier Composting, Biochar & Humification

Two new compost bins arrive along with some additive to improve the compost quality by increasing humus and some biochar.

Permaculture Pumpkins

Using some alternative methods to break in new land whilst still using it to grow squash and pumpkins.

Why do I bother?

There are times when I wonder why I spend time, effort and money on growing my own veggies. Is it really worth the bother?

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Another Eden Greenhouse

The old greenhouse has been replaced so all I've got to do is build it and a windbreak to protect it.

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