It’s been ages since I showed photos of our garden. Today is the first day of Summer, and this year Spring was kind! See what we’ve been up to in our space.
Our Dec 2016 garlic harvest was our best ever crop! In 2015, the garlic harvest was sickly, with small bulbs — that’s probably why I can’t find a previous blog post about it. The cloves were quickly rotting, and about half of each bulb ended up being composted. In 2016 we decided to give our garlic cropContinue reading “Garlic Harvest!”
I went out into the garden, today, to catch up on how things are growing. I looked at my garlic patch and thought to myself: “These look like they are just about ready!” See how the bottom of the stalks are looking dry and brown? The tops are still green, but starting to show signsContinue reading “A bumper garlic crop”
The other day we experienced a respite from the endless rain, at which point I noticed our garlic patch had become rather overgrown with weeds: Garlic (and other alliums) don’t really like having competition, so I decided to take advantage of the brief sunshine and nip those weeds out. Usually when I do this task,Continue reading “Weeds get forked”