No the answer isn’t a jacuzzi.
Last year I had two Yacon plants which produced some storage roots and a couple of large crowns covered in purple bumpy bits. These crowns have been stored in my garage over winter in breathable puts of damp compost. They’re now starting to show signs of sprouting with the purple lumpy bits producing whitish eyes.
Whilst weeding one of the beds I came across my little skitter plants. These had been sown as seed last year and spent most the year remaining tiny and trying to flower before dying back in Autumn. Because of this I held out little hope of them surviving and basically forgot about them.
Each year my allotment site has a heaviest pumpkin competition. It’s only £2 to enter and is is a friendly bit of competition amongst the plot holders. Some plants fail, some pumpkins don’t grow and some people withdraw out of embarrassment. Continue reading “Pumpkin Competition”
It’s been raining most of the time the last couple of days so I took advantage of a dry bit to get some overwintering crops in.
On the way home this morning I bought myself a tray of leek seedlings to plant up for an experiment. Continue reading “Baby leeks -Destined for experimentation”
Last year I made a couple of update videos on YouTube, I’ve linked them below to keep everything together Continue reading “2015 update videos”