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where there is no risk of flooding, the extent of the damage to my house and garden is incredible. My current pride and joy (as it is every March) is the display of daffodils on the drive leading up to my house. The rain and wind have flattened my daffs
Where have all the flowers gone? Why did it have to happen now? Just as I had been lulled in to a false sense of security the heavens opened again. There's been enough rain to fill all of my water butts several times over and the ground is now a
'm growing for the Gardeners' World Magazine series) seemed to be as happy as Larry.That will teach me to be big headed, last night I found it - evil blackish brown blotches just starting up on the leaves. Luckily it has finally stopped raining so the spores
. They disappeared again yesterday - presumably because we have now had so little rain for the last week or so. I wonder if anyone else had had them appear?
We've been harvesting potatoes. After the dreaded potato blight hit the rows of potatoes I was quick to employ my son to cut off and rake up all the haulms.Although we couldn't lift the tubers immediately and we had a lot of rain, when we did lift
The weather has been great recently, perfect for doing some much-needed lawn care and maintenance. Earlier this year, amid heavy rain, we laid a shed base and erected a shed on it. We used a mini-digger and dumper, and, of course, wrecked the lawn
of your crop being affected the following year. You then need to harvest the potatoes (big and small) before it rains, otherwise the fungus will reach them and render them inedible and rotten. Luckily, the other day I was sent a potato blight testing kit