This year’s unproductive patch

I’m going to be doing a lot of moving backwards and forwards over the next few months in order to wiggle everything into the garden. So, this evening I made space for the stones and other paraphernalia on my patio to move to.

The patch featured above circa two hours ago was full of stuff I hadn’t planted: rocket, lemon balm and plantain, in the main. So, to call the patch ‘unproductive’ isn’t quite fair to Mother Nature – but the courgette I did plant was a resounding failure.

Now, it is free of plants, so that the move can begin. And then I can prepare the ground nearer the back door for one of the many permanent features that I intend to put along the new fence. Quite what will ultimately happen with the ‘unproductive’ patch long term is still to be decided.

Advertisements

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.

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 )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ 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.