I'm still harvesting lots from the garden... kale, cherry tomatoes aubergine/eggplant, beans, courgette/zucchini, lettuce, herbs. All the potatoes have been dug up or removed from grow bags. There are two items I'm still waiting to harvest - celery and carrots. The celery did much better last year, however, I'm hoping to harvest in October, ready or not.
Left: Kale Curly Scarlet, Mr Fothergill's seeds. Sown indoor 8 April 2012; planted outside early June 2012. Usually no pests at all bother with this plant, however, this year I've noticed some little green worms eating on it.
|The fennel have gotten extremely tall this year and lots of flowers. I've not sure how to harvest fennel seed so will have to check the internet.|
|Above and below: the courgette/zucchini are still going. Some blossom rot of course and some still being nibbled by slugs. Below you can see the prickly bits on the young courgette - I've been caught out a few times when picking - ouch.|
|Above: carrots in the wheelbarrow have grown slow but I think they're ready to eat. Last year I was pulling October carrots and it will be the same this year.|
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