a feelgood post

At last, it is raining. I may regret saying that if there is no more good weather this summer, but today, I am glad it is finally wet. I have been lugging-and have you noticed, water is always lugged-cans of water to keep potted plants and allotment produce alive if not thriving. I have watched … More a feelgood post

onions

Allotment inspection on Monday after the rain was interesting. The soil was so thirsty all obvious signs of dampness had disappeared by 10 am., but the flush of weed growth suggests it has spurred growing. According to VP only 4mm fell on Sunday. Not a lot really. My principal tasks were to earth up the … More onions