Weeds are taking hold on Allotment 41 #3

Weeds are taking hold on Allotment 41 #3

June 16, 2019 Off By Keep It Green

A bit of rain and the weeds are taking hold on the allotment.

Weeds growing on the allotment
Can you spot the carrot and beetroot seedlings?
Growing courgettes

The courgettes are doing well.

The plan was ‘little and often’. But summer weather with intense periods of rain followed by perfect sunny days are also perfect for the weeds, and I just can’t seem to keep up.

Weeds on the allotment
A matter of weeding required along the bean patch.

There’s only one thing for it in a no dig allotment, hoeing and getting on your hand and knees. It was the initial preparation and disturbance of the soil that’s created this. Time to practice what I preach then.

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