We finally dug up the spuds yesterday and it was a bumper crop! They started flowering weeks ago but I’d been putting off harvesting until we’d used up the shop-bought potatoes in the fridge. 277 more words
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It’s now four months since we moved to York, and we have a fully functioning veggy patch! Yay!
The tomatoes have started to set on my Gardener’s Delights, and after spending a good hour removing all extra leaves and trusses that won’t set in time to fruit, they are looking pretty damn good. 150 more words
It’s difficult when growing your own vegetables to avoid the common glut that so often occurs in the amateur gardener’s veggie patch. Avoiding the glut requires a little planning, time and patience: holding back from planting all your vegetable seeds in the first few weeks of spring, being vigilant with successional sowings throughout the year and taking the time to put some research into the seasonality of your crops, to find out what should be planted when and how often. 413 more words