Could this be the most unusual allotment planting ever?
My friend Andrew has been tidying his allotment to make space for the planned arrival of his fruit trees, and in the process he’s uncovered a rather unusual specimen. I think the Latin name is Butlerus Sinkus.
From the Allotment – The caterpillars have left their mark
It maybe a dull and damp Bank Holiday, but Andrew's busy on the allotment. The brassicas are looking sad but everything else is looking good!
An Update From the Veg Plot
The slugs and caterpillars continue to thrive after what has been a very wet Summer, leaving my red cabbage feature looking very sorry for itself.
From the Allotment – From tiny acorns mighty oak trees do grow!
They do say that from tiny acorns, mighty oak trees grow. My friend Andrew has been trying for years to grow an oak, and now he's had some success.
From the Allotment – Dealing with Muntjac Deer
My pest problems are nothing compared to what my friend Andrew is dealing with - the non-native Muntjac Deer.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Save some Runner Bean for next season
Runner beans are one of my garden favourites but I don't pick all the beans that grow, some I leave to become next years plants.