Week 12

It is getting to the stage now where I am running out of space in the greenhouse, cold frame and spare room in the house. This week technically marks the last frost date and the long range forecast is looking promising. I am therefore taking this opportunity to start hardening off much of my vegetable …

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Building a Brassica Cage

Last year most of my brassicas got devastated by caterpillars despite have a net over the crop. The issue last year was the size of the netting - I had gone for 20mm butterfly netting but they still got in. As this is my first year on the allotment, I have taken advise from the …

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