Down on the allotment, my friend Andrew has been trying unsuccessfully to get an Oak tree to grow.
Well, it seems he may have cracked it at last. It’s true, from tiny acorns mighty oak trees do grow!
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 – Dealing with Muntjac Deer
My pest problems are nothing compared to what my friend Andrew is dealing with - the non-native Muntjac Deer.
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!
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.
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.