We are now regularly picking 2 full punnets of strawberries every few days at lottieplotfour. In addition many of the other summer fruits are producing good crops. This weekend we have picked gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and even more rhubarb!
The bramley apples are looking good.
This year we put in a cut flower bed. The dahlias are still quite small, but the sweetpeas are producing the first few flowers.
The potatoes are are bit behind due to the frosts, but last week we did have the first new potatoes.
The clemantis on the pergola looks well established now and is full of buds. Hopefully it will not be long before it is flowering.
The wildlife is enjoying the new herb bed and small pond. Thyme's are now in flower and we have tadpoles.
Many of the other vegetables are looking promising.
Lettuce with leeks in the background (nearly ready for transplanting)
This weekend and last Sunday we harvested are japanese onions and overwintering garlic. These vacated beds have been replaced with some late cabbage, cauliflowers and squash. The garlic and onions are now drying in preparation for storage.
In the background you can see a mini rotation which contains garlic, broad beans, swede, carrots/beetroot and blue danube potatoes.
The ducklings are growing
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