Harvesting is in full swing now which means a lot of work to get crops stored away for winter.
The weather has really been against me. Day after day of cold damp drizzle with really high humidity. That's perfect for moulds.
As it was getting dark I went out to make sure the hens were safely to bed. There were masses of snails on the paths!
I had this question about raised beds and crop rotation from a new allotment grower and and thought it worth sharing my reply.
There's an old joke about a man who falls from the top of the Empire State building in New York that sums up our attitude to climate change.
Good onion harvest set out to dry on racks, shallots and planting brassicas out. Top tip for brassicas to protect them.
Harvesting, storing the second early potato crop of British Queen and Epicure. Both varieties over 120 years old!
It's been a tricky gardening year so far. But whilst we have some fails we've some rip-roaring successes too.
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