We’ve planted the beans out now, and put the tomatoes in a trough; they all seem to be fine. However, our raspberries have been severely attacked by ants farming aphids under almost all the leaves, and especially around the clusters of fruit. And our developing beetroots are having their leaves shredded by leaf-mining pests.
Archive for 26 May ’14
- Aphids and ants on raspberries
- Planted out tomatoes
- Damaged beetroot leaves
- Straining beech leaves
- Finished liqueur
The beech leaves have been steeping in gin for a couple of weeks now, so we’ve taken them out and strained the liquid through muslin, and added a little sugar water, and we now have the lightly tasting and slightly golden liqueur.