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.
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- Aphids and ants on raspberries
- Planted out tomatoes
- Damaged beetroot leaves
The last of our pickled onions, pickled beetroot and sweet cucumber pickle.
- Beetroot seedlings
- Perished celeriac seedlings
- Rocket and mustard
- Sweetcorn seedlings
- Pea seedlings and netting
Things are coming along fairly slowly in the veg plot. We have a few clumps of beetroot seedlings that are struggling against the hard clay soil and the persistent attacks of slugs. Our pea seedlings are big enough to need the support of some netting. For both these crops, we are sowing successionally, so we have planted another row as the previous row grows. The sweetcorn seedlings seem very strong and confident, but our celeriac seedlings, which were very leggy, have now perished.