Better late than never! I've had somewhat sparse harvests over the summer compared to last year, however, September has brought a more regular supply of cherry tomatoes, courgette/ zuchinni, herbs like parsley and basil, and beans (both 'scarlet emperor' and 'dwarf purple queen'). I've even managed a small bowl of peas - hooray! Two apples fell from the tree so they were brought in.
Below - Maris Peer potatoes freshly dug, less of a yield than I'd hoped for but I'm happy enough with my bucket load.
|Above: Carrots growing slowly in an old wheelbarrow.|
Below: plenty of salads at the minute.
|Above: Eggplant/aubergine still growing and more cherry tomatoes to ripen. I still haven't cooked any of the eggplant yet (this week I must).|
Below: Purple Curly Kale has been used in stir fry and soups but looks good as an ornamental plant.
|A question for experienced potato growers -
Are these the culprits that like to burrow into potatoes?
I discovered several of these quick-crawling wormy like creatures in the ground where I dug up the potatoes.
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