Cases of manure contamination are still cropping up see here so it's still important to take care when acquiring supplies. This is especially important in areas where Forefront weedkiller is used.
Harrod Horticultural have a sale - up to 50% off over 80 lines click here
Sarah Raven also has a sale click here
Harrod Horticultural are offering 10% discount on their raised beds click here and quote RB10 at the checkout
Monday, January 26
Sunday, January 25
I managed to escape from under the net punnet in hand thinking that wasn't too bad and wondering what all the fuss about wasp stings was about when the full effect kicked in and my views changed. Luckily I didn't react as badly as a plot neighbour who had an allergic reaction when stung.
Friday, January 23
As you can see in the photo above we also employed our new best allotment friend - weed control fabric.
Last year as usual we grew three varieties if runner beans. Our total yield was just short if 38kg
Each of the runner bean varieties produced what we considered a good harvest considering that the discrepancy may be in part die to out inability to keep on top of the picking.