When everyone was panic-buying in March I saw some stinging nettle springing up in our backyard and decided to leave it there rather than weed it out. Stinging nettle is … Continue reading Eating weeds
We had a nice afternoon at the allotment today planting some tatties and spreading lovely soil from the compost heap over the garden beds. There’s something very satisfying about getting … Continue reading Let the battle begin
I dislike weed matting and here’s why. The following photo is one I took at my allotment on the weekend. As you can see, a previous plot holder as put … Continue reading Why I dislike weed matting
I’ve been struggling with the slugs at the allotment this year. Most of the seedlings I’ve planted have completely vanished, presumably eaten by slugs. Last month I applied nematodes to … Continue reading The interminable battle with slugs and weeds
It has been a while since I’ve posted a pic of the view from the cycle path but it’s time to make amends because the colours were so pretty on … Continue reading View from the cycle path
I’m not that into cooking however I like eating and I know I need to eat more fresh vegetables and fewer processed vegan meals. Last night I made a vegan … Continue reading Cauliflower cheese without cheese
I’ve been planting lots of seeds over the past month or so and they germinate and start to grow. But then something comes along, probably a slug, and demolishes it … Continue reading Can I outwit a slug?