Posted in March 2011

Scarifying the Lawn (with my new toy!)

Scarifying the Lawn (with my new toy!)

Every year I watch the moss patches in my lawn grow larger and larger. This weekend I decided to do battle armed with my new tool (or toy) that I ordered recently from Amazon. My new Lawn Scarifier by Wolf It’s a manual scarifier made by the company Wolf. I’m rather a fan of the German … Continue reading

Broad Bean Success?

Broad Bean Success?

For the last few years we have tried to grow broad beans on our allotment in Hitchin. Planting ‘Aquadulce Claudia’ in the autumn and allowing them to overwinter in the ground. However this only works if you have a mild winter. The snow of this year ruined many people’s crops (including our own) and it was … Continue reading