Things I Do In My Spare Time

May 2022


What's happening on my project corner?

We have been very busy in the garden this month

Potatoes

Earthing up the field potatoes, which I posted a video on my YouTube channel. I start by breaking up the soil with a rotovator and follow up with a rake.

It’s quite a physical job, a good workout. And very satisfying when it’s finished!

The potatoes planted in containers are doing well. This is our first year trying main crop potatoes in buckets.

From this

To this

If we get a comparable (or better) crop as in the field, I’d like to move potato production over to buckets/containers.


I have been using my 3D printed ivy killer to remove an unwanted ash tree sapling which was growing in the bay leaf bush.

Again, I posted a how to video to YouTube