The onion foliage has gone over and begun to die back so I started lifting them yesterday. The one at the bottom left is bigger than a tennis ball. I have been lifting and using the really small ones in recent weeks but these I shall dry, tidy up then store to use over the winter.
I was slightly disappointed with my rhubarb earlier in the year as the stems were a bit thin and it died back rather quickly. However I was surprised to see that it’s grown again with half a dozen good sized thick stems. I’ve resisted pulling any of them and will leave them to die back before removing them then covering it with plenty of compost or manure for the winter.
I was also surprised not to get any strawberries but I may get some now! All the plants were looking very frazzled a month or so back but it’s a different story now with some fruit, plenty of leaves and runners as well.
Plot surprises like these are most welcome, and there was one more as I thought that all my raspberries had finished fruiting some weeks ago but one plant is obviously a different variety as I’ve picked a couple of handfuls this week.
Have a good weekend!
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