Amazing how popular I become with Tess (a friend’s dog) when I start eating a Jaffa
IT FEELS like autumn this morning as I walk down to dig up the first of our leeks.
When I planted our Japanese winter onion sets a month ago, I spread a small square
of horticultural fleece over them. As they’re now sprouting, Barbara removed the
Underneath, between the onions, there were three one inch diameter holes, presumably
vole burrows. So many holes had been nibbled in the fleece that it disintegrated
as Barbara peeled it off. No doubt, during the drier weather, they’d used it to line
A soft raised bed, a fleece spread over it. I’ve made those voles very comfortable,