Wednesday 22 August at the garden

A perfect evening for gardening at Alice Park Community Garden – sunny, warm, beautiful sky, what a treat! The runner and French bean plants are majestic and producing lots of beans, those peas that have survived also have pods that will be ready in the next week or so. We cut off all the stalks of the potatoes as there are signs of blight – a well-respected source of gardening knowledge said it’s okay to compost them – so we did. A bit of weeding and removing slugs and snails. Lots of lovely flowers …