|Digging the runner bean trench|
|Giant cauliflower All the Year Round|
The sweet peppers and aubergines transplanted a while back are looking very sick. They look like they have been attacked by some sort of aerial fungal disease. It is a problem here when it is very humid. It is also very noticeable in the poly tunnel. My wonderful looking Little Gem lettuce has also been badly hit although we are managing to eat the majority. There is also the problem of there being too much rain and leaching of trace minerals manifested in the pale green leaves of the parsnips and carrots. The soil here is short on magnesium at the best of times.
I have had a nice surprise. One of the cherry trees that I thought was a sour cherry turns out to
|Freshly picked cherries|
Turkeys and table chickens have now arrived at Watermeadows.
Time to get on!