What to do (on the veg-patch) in May …

1 04 2009
would you grow this?

would you grow this?

Thinning the spinach, successional sowing the lettuce for cut and come again, pinching out the broad beans, using manure for the squash, and planning for the brassicas …

All the things our mentors Tony, Ann and Red are telling us we need to be doing over the next couple of months…

But what ARE they?!

Join us over on our sister site, ooffoo.com, as we share what we’re learning on the journey to home-grown food.

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Growing Our Own: Update 4 from the New VegBox Garden

1 04 2009
one of many!

one of many!

You may remember that last month I’d been merrily killing off the lettuce and accidentally cultivating giraffe-like broad bean plants?

Well I’m grinning happily now.

To find out how I saved some weedy seedlings, why exactly I’ve planted ten pots of spinach, and how I plan to get the neighbours into the street in their pyjamas, visit our sister site, ooffoo.com, where you can read the whole article.