I’ve been battling with caterpillars and slugs, but my friend Andrew has a much bigger pest to deal with – Muntjac Deer!
And although they’re small, they’ve been munching their way through Andrew’s allotment but now, he’s fighting back.
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.
From the Allotment – A most unusual planting
When you take on an allotment, you have no idea what has been planted by the previous plot holder. Take a look at what Andrew found on his.
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!
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.
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.