An un expected visit to a DIY garden area resulted in an unexpected spend on fruit, they weren’t there last time I looked. So one blueberry, one red current and one Loganberry was planted yesterday so my plot is starting to really come together. Also one of the other allotmenteers kindly gave …
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A couple of days ago I popped in some curly Kale. This should be planted in June but the plants looked healthy and quite large so I thought I’d give it a try. Today is sunny again so took advantage just to potter, remove the dead runner bean plants and …
Today I just popped up to see how things were doing, started weeding and clearing out ready for winter. Already it is too soggy to stand on the soil. My plants are growing. Surprisingly the sun came out and it was quite warm and pleasant. Only one other arrived while was …
With all the controversy over whether it dos actually save you money to grow your own. I have decided to undertake an experiment to see if indeed it does. Up until now I have not included labor and am not certain if I will although this would perhaps give a more accurate reading. Of …