Gavin & Trish Conway's Allotment

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2+4 June - Planted 55 sweetcorn, leeks, cabbage, salads and butternut.. Fitted pea supports and netting over Strawberries for them pesky birds!!


First Strawberries.... and a few green onions to have with white sauce..


Things are growing well now...

 
More strawbs and a small selection - spring onions, green onions, peas, first small potatoes and 2 broad beans to test. Strawberry and Apple jam..

 
Cut the old leaves off the Strawbs and potted some new runners..   my new "Badza" (Speed Hoe) copied from one I saw and works soooooo well.


Some produce... peas and mange toute and some Rasp & Redcurrant jelly.. and some garlic cut for freezing and in oil..

 
Tomatoes and cape gooseberry in the greenhouse...        very bad crop of potatoes with mares tail weeds...


View from the gate


good crop of peas, leeks, cabbages a bit slow, and my great bed of onions..


Raspberries and some new variety strawbs for growing runners ... some sweetcorn and courgettes growing well


 Picking a few courgettes..


tasting the peas....  Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.. delicious                                                Making gooseberry jam                    .  


Berry bushes behind the line of late potatoes..        My sister Gill in the plot.. Just a bit different from a few months ago - see below!!

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