It just doesn't seem fair ...
So I set about weeding ... AGAIN ... and after a while decided to put down more weed membrane on the path. My plan had been to do this at some stage when all my beds were built and then put gravel on top of it, but I really don't want to spend all my time weeding blinking paths when I should be weeding ... beds ... GROAN!!!
Luckily, using raised beds it is easier to keep the weeds down among my vegetables, but it does offend me to see so many weeds everywhere else!! Still - we are eating lots of potatoes and my French beans and cucumbers are looking fine.
As are my lettuces and runner beans ...
I do have a bit of a problem with blackfly.I have pinched out the sappy growing shoots that these horrible creatures enjoy so much and will have to spray with soapy water if they persist. There do seem to be lots of ladybirds about so I am leaving it a bit to see if they can knuckle down to work!
My carrots are looking lovely and I pulled a couple up to thin and they look nice.
So ... its going ok. I am loving eating meals that I have grown myself - potatoes especially are to die for!! Now I just need to get my last bed made, put gravel down and start thinking about some brassicas ... don't I sound all countrified??!!