had an expert in bio diversity round from OPAL (a bio-diversity
network) in the summer on how to encourage beneficial insects
into small spaces.
how to make a bee hotel for the garden.
bee hotel details
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Useful Things for October
dried beans for next year.
store your fruit with vegetables, the fruit gives off ethylene
gas which speeds up breakdown and can develop off flavours.
out autumn onion sets & garlic.
out for whitefly and lurking pests.
tidying up & collect leaves for leafmould.
Useful Things for November
soon as they have frosted, cut down, lift and store Dahlia tubers
for next year. Keep them cool dry and out of the light. you will
soil for planting fruit trees & bushes
rotting old fruit from trees and tidy away rubbish.
your tools and get them serviced if necessary.
winter leeks, sprouts, cabbages, kale, chard.
- protect your winter crops, they are quite partial to a major
Soup of the Month
This month's - 'Carmens'