Down on the allotment, the brassicas are looking very sad as my friend Andrew has been fighting a losing battle with the caterpillars.
It may be a wet and dull Bank Holiday Monday, but he’s doing alright with the potatoes and he has plans to plant some onion.
His sweetcorn is looking pretty impressive too! Well done Andrew!
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.
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 – 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 – 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.
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.