I popped to the allotment for a couple of hours today to continue with my weeding. I’ve only got one more bed that is full of weeds, and then plot 1 is practically sorted. Hopefully I can make a dent in that bed by the end of the week. I’m planning on taking the kids out again tomorrow and then have manure arriving on Friday (hopefully), so how much of it I’ll actually get done I don’t know. I also watered and fed various plants, and had a quick chat with some other plot holders (it’s not all work and no play you know). This year I sowed a packet of mixed Squashes and Pumpkins. They’re all doing really well, but until they start to produce fruits you have no idea what they’re going to be. I think one is a “Patty Pan”, but as they grow bigger I’ll know for sure.
Then as I was weeding a bed where I am growing Carrots and Garlic, I decided that some of the garlic needed to be harvested. I’ve still got more to harvest, but what I’ve dug up so far this year, I’m very impressed with. They’re good sized bulbs (mostly), so I’ll dry them thoroughly and then they’ll keep until I need to use them.
With all this weeding, I’ve now got a blister on the palm of my right hand. I hope it goes down by this evening, because I’ve got bell ringing practice and ringing with a blister is not fun. Well that’s all for today, I’ve got some tidying to do in the garden at home, and some watering, but lunch is needed first of all. TTFN!!