The dwarf Purple Queen seem to be the most productive so far in terms of bean growing. The 'Scarlet Emperor' and 'Cobra' seem to think its too cold and wet.
The dwarf Purple Queen are growing in pots whereas the other beans are in the ground and are more prone to pest attack.
Left: Bean 'Dwarf Purple Queen'.
|Last year I had success growing carrots in this wheelbarrow but this year germination and growth has been slow. I've planted Early Nantes and some 'James Scarlet Intermediate'.|
|Kale Curly Scarlet is growing well and pests so far don't seem to bother with it. I'm not very keen on it myself, but I like the way it looks. I prefer eating Kale 'Nero di Toscana'.|
|Apples developing on the self fertilising pot grown apple tree.|
|Leeks left to flower. Potatoes behind the fence. Calendula and chives near the front. Also at the front (beside the post) is a very tall celeriac plant from last year; I'm waiting to see what the flowers look like.|
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