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Not too bad this time

Well I did grow some stuff this year, but I got Tomato blight for the first time, courgettes got too big, Marrow and squash for the first time, they take up too much space and my Aubergines flowered but no show?


  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 11,628
    Looks a very good harvest to me!

    We got half a dozen carrots, 2 weeks of runner beans and a couple of handfuls of French beans. I forgot the 4 tomatoes!

    We did do a bit better on the soft fruit but it still wasn't as good as last year's harvest.
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
  • raisingirlraisingirl Posts: 6,891
    considering what a weird year its been weather-wise, that's a really impressive harvest. You must be getting the hang of it  :)
    “It's still magic even if you know how it's done.” 
  • gjautosgjautos Posts: 425
    Well I'm impressed. We had a shockingly bad year for fruit and veg. The only things that did well for us were rhubarb, and white currants. Everything else was rubbish. Even our tomatoes, usually so reliable, we're awful this year
  • White currants!!! never saw any as the birds got them all even before being ready.
  • That’s a splendid marrow 😊 👍 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • didywdidyw Posts: 3,190
    That looks pretty good to me!  We had a good crop of French beans and luckily didn't get blight on the tomatoes.  We had a couple of courgettes only - they certainly didn't earn their keep and the cauliflowers all got eaten because I never did get round to netting them.  The beetroot never made it out of their plugs sadly.  Bad gardener!
    Gardening in East Suffolk on dry sandy soil.
  • LynLyn Posts: 22,852
    Nice lot there,  I’d love that marrow.
    I’ve picked the last of the French beans today, just enough for a dinner for two.
    still picking runner beans,  san mazano toms in GH doing ok, Gardens one’s a bit rubbish, but then I should have listened to my dad and not tried to grow them outside.
    Onions very good, leeks still in the ground will be good by winter, parsnips doing well, have dug a few, must leave till frost gets to them.
     I haven’t done veg for a couple of years apart from runners,  so I’m quite pleased with it this year. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 53,924
    Excellent. You should be pleased with yourself   :)
    So many people have had problems with tomato blight this year, so I won't show any photos of the haul I collected yesterday  ;)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • A little bit more of what I have grown myself, apart from the slice of Ham on the plate, and there are more things for winter to come like sprouts
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 9,564
    That's a fine-looking cauliflower :).
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
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