Category Archives: Dear Diary

Spuds are in

By | March 10, 2022

Planted two rows of Rocket (earlies) and two rows of King Edward (main) after having prepared the ground a couple of weeks back. They had chitted nicely on the window ledge and the labels said plant March-May so I did. Only now, looking back at an earlier post, I realise I am a month earlier… Read More »

Field Beans

By | August 10, 2021

The field either side of the public footpath Shestone15 (aka 5-Oaks) that takes you from Thornes to Lower Stonnall has been planted with what I thought were Broad Beans. I was wrong. They are in fact Field Beans. Same species as Broad Beans but slightly smaller and the pods have nearly all turned black. First… Read More »