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on the go but, what with the slug wars of the summer, I clean forgot to sow any! Fortunately good old catalogue mail order has come to the rescue and a dozen cabbage plants arrived through the post the other day. They look a bit peaky but that's down to them
'. Even my neighbour Vic commented on the beauty of it all. Encouraging and cheerful though he is, he's not overly free with his praise (although he can get quite carried away about a nice cabbage).Pete the Tree delivered a load of fresh, clean wood chips
and cleaned properly for the first time in months, good strong netting is folded and tied up with string and sturdy canes are neatly stood up in a drainpipe in the corner. Now all I need to do is replace the Jaffa cakes with something a bit more wholesome
I'm not a great one for going to meetings — there always seems to be something better to do. Weeding, reading or even cleaning are often more attractive options than going to a meeting. But this week the plot holders of Bathampton Parish allotment
. Shame, as I was primed for a mega, OCD-fuelled 'how clean is your plot' session. But I know it's just a matter of waiting - the tidy up is postponed but not forgotten!
in Avon). I’ve recently also grown an F1 variety called 'Excalibur', which is good too. It has an RHS Award of Garden Merit, which means it's been trialled, with good results. I've found it to be pretty resistant to canker too.But it wasn't quite the end
it's good to be getting something back into the lovely, clean beds. Hopefully, with the belated April showers we've been having lately, the seedlings will be up and away at a rate of knots, and young plants will be covering the ground before the weeds