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to growing autumn varieties such as ‘Autumn Bliss’, ‘Joan J’ and ‘Fallgold’, which I prize for its pretty yellow fruits.Wet summers, such as those we’ve had recently, greatly increase the risk of raspberry cane blight. Canes infected with blight tend to look
carrying laden trays to the far ends of the garden. The easier it is, the more you will eat outside.Try to avoid pink paving stones, especially when laid in a pattern with yellow slabs. You don’t want to end up sitting on a slice of concrete Battenburg cake.
fruit and veg Top 10:So many tomatoes that the scent of them envelopes me as I enter the greenhouse. I’ll grow cherry ones, yellow ones, black ones and large, knobbly ones.
Rows and rows of garlic, both soft- and hard-necked.
Enough aubergines to live
time to swell. This same pathogen attacks leeks, chives, and sometimes onions. The undersides of my garlic foliage became speckled with yellow patches that burst into orange rust pustules, resulting in a poor crop that simply wouldn't store through
.We feed the plants with a little diluted comfrey solution during the growing season, and top-dress them with fresh compost (and gravel) in autumn. To prevent disease, we remove yellowing leaves as soon as we see them, and to promote further flowering we