Getting the veg plot ready for Winter

Winter Potato HarvestIt has been a busy weekend, Saturday had us rained out, so all the plans for the garden went on hold.  The evening was spent up at A&E with Caroline’s dad.  He was kept overnight but released on Sunday afternoon.

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That gave us Sunday morning to dig up the winter potatoes.  We were not expecting much but was pleasantly surprised.  To test them out we did a nice salad for lunch with potato salad as the star.

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In the now free plot we dug in some compost from our well manured compost heap, another benefit of keeping chickens; and planted next years onion crop and two varieties of garlic, which will be a first for us.

 

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