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 The group 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.



See how to make a bee hotel for the garden.
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Useful Things for October

Harvest dried beans for next year.

Don't store your fruit with vegetables, the fruit gives off ethylene gas which speeds up breakdown and can develop off flavours.

Plant out autumn onion sets & garlic.

Watch out for whitefly and lurking pests.

Keep tidying up & collect leaves for leafmould.

Useful Things for November

As 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 save money!

Prepare soil for planting fruit trees & bushes

Remove rotting old fruit from trees and tidy away rubbish.

Clean your tools and get them serviced if necessary.

Harvest winter leeks, sprouts, cabbages, kale, chard.

Pigeons - protect your winter crops, they are quite partial to a major nibble!

Soup of the Month
This month's -
'Carmens' Ministrone


2013