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
- Celeriac seedlings in peril
- Herbs: bronze fennel, garden mint, peppermint, lemon verbena, French tarragon, oregano, lemon balm
- Kale seedlings and runner beans and French beans
- Tomatoes and courgette outgrowing the greenhouse
- Golden raspberries
We have a few crops that are in the mini-greenhouse ready to go out into the veg plot now. The tomatoes are looking very healthy and are growing at a rapid rate, as is the single yellow courgette plant, which we intend to plant in a bucket of manure and compost. The peas continue their slow development. The kale seedlings don’t seem to be in much of a hurry, but the runner beans and French beans are racing to be planted out. Our second attempt at growing celeriac seems to be heading for disaster again, as the seedlings are steadily going yellow and wilting, despite being brought indoors.