no point in planting out bean plants with rabbits making
frequent visits to the garden. I make a net covering for the vegetable
bed at the end of the garden, making hoops from 20 mm (¾ inch)
alkathene water pipe which is available from a local DIY store at £12
for 25 metres, so I've got enough left to cover another couple of beds.
As the hoops are 7 feet long to arch over the 10 ft x 4ft beds, I use
fruit netting which is available off the roll at 2 metres wide (sorry
to keep jumping from metric to imperial!).
Turning the Heap
I'm turning the compost heap I disturb a toad, which
crawls back grumpily into the bottom corner of the bin, and an nest of
ants, which run around in panic collecting their white,
rice grain-sized, cocoons.
Richard Bell, email@example.com