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rhubarb and lower veg plot garden
I finally got round to pulling the last of the rhubarb before I leave it for the year. Mainly because it was starting to look like a extra from day of the triffids. Pulled about 7lbs which got distributed to friends and family. Considering I split it late to give a plant to the charity next door ...
poppies , poppies , and lower veg plot garden
Only one of the random appearing oriental poppies so far an it was a stunning lilac and purple affair. In the next day or so they look as though their going to come out in full force.29°C / 84°F
gooseberries , gooseberries , and upper fruit plot garden
A half decent crop considering it’s been all but ignored this year. Enough to be made into a half decent sorbet.24°C / 75°F
Bean Borlotti tall Growing, Grandma beans 2 Growing, Climbing bean Lingua di Fuoco Growing, Dwarf bean Borl...
Weeded all 3 beds. Lifted the net on the Burn bed. Buried some chicken poop in the main and railway beds. Watered with hose. Accidentally lifted 2 kestrel potatoes.Sunny 19°C / 66°F
Potato 'Pentland Javelin' Harvesting, Potato 'Pentland Javelin' Flowering, Tomato 'Sunstream' Flowering, To...
Although my Tomatoes ‘Gardener´s Delight’ & ‘Sunstream’ are still quite small I’ve found they are now flowering. They are doing very well indeed on my allotment, Plot 12A. It’s only about a month since I planted them out after deciding to “jump”...Storms 20°C / 68°F
Red Thyme Blooming, Sweet William 'Oeschberg' Blooming, Rosa Glauca Blooming, Delphiniums (divided) Bloomin...
I very nearly missed this bloom day. First my camera packed up – it had been playing up for some time so I knew it was on its last legs. Then my elderly computer – which has been getting slower and slower – decided not to cooperate. It has taken the best part of a day to get ...Mostly Cloudy 20°C / 68°F
Chilli 'Chenzo' Fruiting, Mixed up long red pepper Setting Fruit, Tomato 'Black Russian' Fruiting, Tomato '...
A more pleasant working temperature today, though rain is forecast for later – perhaps just as well as beds are quite dry and yesterday’s osteo treatment has left me rather sore so will need to take it gently. We’ve had a little rain overnight and now a short shower this early a...Mostly Cloudy 17°C / 63°F