adding organic matter to your allotment

Adding Organic Matter to Your Allotment and the Importance of Soil Fertility

Recent posts on Real Men Sow have featured a theme of end-of-season reflection. I’ve looked at the good and bad of 2018, whether my massive squash plants were actually a hindrance and even pondering the reason for growing my own vegetables. There’s something else that has also got me reflecting too. I’ve not had to …

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ugly high summer

High Summer: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly. Part 3: Ugly

‘Daddy?’ ‘Yes, Lewis.’ ‘Do you know why you haven’t got many tomatoes in your greenhouse?’ ‘No Lewis.’ `‘Because you haven’t been sideshooting them.’ ‘Have you been talking to granny?’ ‘Yes.’ 5-year-olds eh. Think they know everything. The photo is of my rather embarrassing greenhouse. I’m so embarrassed by the contents of this greenhouse that when …

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