All scaled up!

Not me, my fruit bushes. On closer inspection my redcurrants, apple and particularly quince are furred up. Their branches are infested with little brown cases, some worse than others, each of […]

Soggy bottoms

Two very quick videos of the very soggy #100 & #92. They probably sound fairly brassed off with the weather. It’s frustrating not to be able to do anything when it’s so wet. I did manage not to stick my finger over the mike though. I also noticed I’ve got volunteer potatoes for […]

First post of 2016

So here we go again, another shiny new year! To mark the occasion my propagator is back on the kitchen windowsill from its short holiday under the bed, stuffed with […]

Time for a tidy

The weather’s still ridiculously mild – no frost since late November. On the plus side it’s really easy to weed with the ground being nice and soft. I’d like to be a step ahead for next season with a tidy plot ready for planting, rather than my usual 3 steps behind. So weeding it is. […]