The good news - I'm harvesting a few things - mostly salad crops, courgette, a range of herbs and beetroot. The bad news is - it hasn't been a good year in terms of growing veg. Firstly, I got a late start sowing seed (end of April), and late planting onion as well (top left corner of photo). Most seed sown direct into the ground were eaten (devoured more like it by pests). My 2nd sowing was devoured. Third time lucky? The bed pictured above has survived, however, my other two veg beds must have an extended family of slugs, snails and other pests that seem to manage to eat anything that's planted. The trials and tribulations of growing - and trying to grow organically!
|Above: Courgette All Green Bush - lots of large healthy leaf growth - however not as many courgettes as I'd expect.|
|Above: This year I have 3 apples on my self fertilizing apple tree. |
My best year was about 13 or 14 apples. Its a small pot grown tree.
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