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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
were filling in large holes! We raked fine sandy soil over the damaged areas, so hopefully the grass will soon grow back. The deeper holes were filled in and reseeded, and then raked over. It was nearly dark by the time we finished, and the lawn (as
be replacing the squash plants, applying more nematodes to the ground and then presumably raking up the once gorgeous azalea blooms. Please, someone, when do we get the summery weather?
. As anyone who has tried to earth up potatoes with a trowel instead of a rake or draw hoe, or harvest them with a spade rather than a fork, will surely agree.