A mild, sunny and windless day at the allotment

 In Allotment, Beechgrove Gardens, Biochar trial, Saughton Park

Today we started on the new raised beds, marking out the beds and paths; putting the boards and stakes into position as well as doing a thorough weeding of the whole area.

The runner beans are now over so they were taken out and added to the compost bin. The apples on the Adam Pearmain tree are still ripening and another batch were ready to be picked today.


The Japanese vegetable Gobo is grown in tubes in a tub to make it easy to remove and the results speak for themselves!

Jobs for next week

Level the boards and nail to support stakes
Finish the new strawberry bed

Weeding round the hazels

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