... or clearing the decks?
This weekend at one end of the plot I picked our first new season rhubarb and weeded the allium patch. At the other end I picked the last of our leeks
|Last of the leeks with PSB behind|
and Purple Sprouting Broccoli. I was sure this was an "early" variety, but it has only started producing sprouts a few weeks ago, lots of them.
|Purple Sprouting Broccoli|
As you can see I've still got netting over them. Just as well as the pigeons have been stripping anything uncovered. Despite lasting the whole winter the new growth on the leaf beet has been eaten back to the ribs before they were picked. The spinach has fared better but brassicas are the pigeons favourite.
It'll soon be sowing time.