Headless no more!

If one of my hugel beds seems to have disappeared, another I built more recently certainly hasn’t. Besides, it is clearly a good place to grow, although whether that is because of the wood or just what would be happening without it I wouldn’t like to say.

One thing is for certain: the hugel bed has not been detrimental to the growth of the tomato plant which lost its main shoot while it was hardening off. As you can see in the above photo, it has in fact become quite bushy.

Elsewhere, the tomato plants are doing well, too. There are even tomatoes already ripening on the vine, so we could well be eating them before the end of the month. Tomatoes in July would be a pleasant gift from the garden indeed.

About Helen

I have always been interesting in living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle and used to do what I could. Now, I have come to realise that we have reached such a point in terms of environmental degradation that it is more important - perhaps - to focus on building resilience. I therefore do as much as I can to reuse, grow my own and encourage a supportive community, for example. I also keep reading and learning all the time.
This entry was posted in Gardening, Permaculture and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

10 Responses to Headless no more!

  1. gaiainaction says:

    So love tomatoes too Helen, your plants look very healthy. Great to be able to harvest from your own garden, the scent is so good. πŸ™‚

  2. Tomatoes! It’s official summer, Helen. Enjoy.

I love to read about your own experiences and any other feedback you have, so look forward to your comments below.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.