We placed a large order with Marshalls on March 27, 2020, for seeds and veg plugs for our new veg patch. At the time, they said they were experiencing delays as a result of Covid-19. I understand companies are struggling, but that is what really irks me about companies like Marshalls and their approach to business.Continue reading Extremely disappointed with Marshalls
I’ve read about a dozen gardening books in the past 10 days as part of a vegetable growing crash course. As part of building and preparing our raised beds, I’ve been working the soil and learning about worms.Continue reading Learning about worms
Work on the vegetable patch has been steady and it’s taken over a week to put the posts in that will support the paling fence, along with six raised beds.Continue reading Steady progress on the vegetable patch
Our garden has been teeming with butterflies, but we’ve discovered that butterflies and kale (all brassicas in fact) are not a perfect match because the butterflies have laid larvae on our kale and the caterpillars that have emerged are having an all you can eat kale buffet, which we’re not hugely pleased about.