Spring sowing – winter squash, melons, alpine strawberries, seakale, and assorted herbs

Although I started the summer squash and cucumbers rather early this year, April is a more sensible month in which to sow. I waited a little longer to start the winter squash and melons. The melons are destined for the cold frames, but really do not like cold conditions. The winter squash will be planted… Continue reading Spring sowing – winter squash, melons, alpine strawberries, seakale, and assorted herbs

Replacement strawberries

Our fruit cage has borders all around and six beds in the middle; each bed has a double row of raspberries or hybrids down the centre and rows for strawberries along the outer edge. We initially planted four of the six beds with strawberry plants and I have since been taking runners from our favourite… Continue reading Replacement strawberries