October has a real end of season feel. Frosts are more than likely so the allotment is emptied of all tender crops. The last of the fruits of the season are harvested this month and many plotholders now disappear for the winter.
However, there is still a lot of productive work to do! …
Banstead Horticultural Society invited us to enter exhibits in their Autumn Show this year. We were delighted to be able to make a strong contribution to a highly successful event.
Kale is very fashionable these days but curly kale crops well, and early, tastes sweeter, and looks great!
Early carrot crop picked today. This is Amsterdam Forcing which can be planted later than Early Nantes and still be ready for harvesting in July.
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