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Rich colours of autumn salads 7
Autumnal weather has brought just 41mm/1.6in rain here so far in October, encouraging new growth but not yet enough to soak into the soil, which is still mostly dry below 4-6in/10-15cm. The average temperature has been above average: 10C/50F by night, with one slight frost, and 16.5C/62F by day. Now […]

October 18 mid month: new veg, new book, make compost, ...


small garden mixed cropping, autumn abundance 6
Quite soon the switch flicks and the last joys of summer cede to cooler and above all darker days. We have had many cool nights already and some ground frost, then many days of sunshine and temperatures 16-19C/sixties F. No dig means you can quickly clear and replant all through […]

October ’18 vegetable beauty, last new plantings, Q’s answered on ...