A visit at the beginning of the month gave me a chance to see how the red clover I sowed in the middle of last month was progressing. While growth is patchy, at least it is growing. I quickly hammered in my sign explaining that this was a green manure crop, as I don’t want anyone ‘helping’ by weeding my patch.
I spent a little time raking the soil and removing the odd weed/seedling that had grown since last week. The problem with bought-in topsoil is that you don’t know where it has come from. This has a fair amount of plastic shreds, bits of string, and pieces of glass mixed in, with a few weeds starting to grow too. Continue reading “The Allotment Diaries: August (2)”→