Tag Archives: turnips

Ah! The cabbage white butterfly

Oh no! Looks like my late summer crop of turnips is going to come to nothing, judging by the little left behind by the cabbage white butterflies. As it is too late to plant anything else in place of the … Continue reading

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Neeps and tatties for tea

My turnips have been doing so much better this year than last! Admittedly, last year I only bought the seed at the back end of the summer and they were planted on sub-standard soil. This year, they are in the … Continue reading

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Blame it on the couch grass!

Whilst out in the garden this evening, I decided to start digging part of the ground where the lawn used to be – in readiness for the tomatoes to go in sometime next month. In the process, I noticed couch … Continue reading

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Spinach – a belated success story!

This evening, in the hope that there would be a few spinach leaves for a salad tomorrow, I went out to pick what I expected to be the straggly remnants of the spinach which had been overwintering. In the previous … Continue reading

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