Tag Archives: Gooseberries

Six on Saturday – Good enough to eat!

As well as rain (for which I am very grateful), clouds of flea beetles seem to have descended on the garden this week. They are all over the poppies and roses, but are also consuming various leaves in the vegetable … Continue reading

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An Attack of the Munchies … From muntjacs to caterpillars

It has got to the time of the year where things seems to slip out of balance just for a while and pests prevail, until predator populations adjust and nature gets back into equilbrium. Of course, if people insist on … Continue reading

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