The tidy up in December has turned out to be hugely useful. Since my last post, though, I’ve had to rebuild the greenhouse twice after storms and one of those times also included planting seeds for a second time. Before and after x2 This means I’m a couple of weeks behind where I’d like to… Continue reading And so it begins again… again
Good grief! I went away for a few days and came back to this absolute monster of a gherkin. I assume I can still cut it up and pickle it, once a single other gherkin grows!
Tomatoes and other stories
This may not look pretty, but it’s the hottest and most sheltered part of the garden. We had so much success with tomatoes in this part of the garden last year that we’re having another go. They’re definitely behind where they were last year, along with everything else in the garden. There are around 9-10… Continue reading Tomatoes and other stories
Wrestling back control
What a long day! I look like I’ve got a tan, but I’m sure it’s dirt. Things had started to get out of control in the garden over the past couple of weeks. The grass a has reached thigh height, because I was so determined to leave it for the wildlife in the spring. Weeds… Continue reading Wrestling back control
A week in the garden: 8 August 2020
An update from Garden 101 this week, including tomatoes, sweetcorn, pesto and inconvenient ladybirds
Do you have bitter cucumbers? Here's how I'm trying to help mine.