weather this week so I lifted the first early potatoes Lady Christl that I planted in July. They’re mostly small with the ones in the middle of the picture being egg-sized. I only used a hand-fork so I may find a few more when I dig the area over. All told I’m well pleased and will grow them again next year.
The various tomatoes that I’ve had in a tray on the window still the past couple of weeks are now ripening faster than I can use them. As I’ve previously mentioned given the poor start they had back in June I’m amazed at just how many I’ve ended up with. The ones remaining on the plants are starting to be affected by blight so I will bring home any that are okay to ripen.
The tomato Tiny Tim is still producing flowers and fruit, which are no bigger than a finger tip. This has been the best one yet that I’ve grown on the window sill, and I will grow one or two again next year.
The French climbing and runner beans have just about finished but I’ll wait for the Borlotti to dry before removing them, along with any of the others, to shell and use. These were all slow to germinate and grow but ended up doing surprisingly well.
I’ve lifted a few more beetroot Boltardy and that’s about it as far as vegetables are concerned for this year, which hasn’t been as bad a year as it looked like it was going to be back in the early summer.
Happy gardening , and have a good weekend!