Hugelkultur in Ireland! Thought a couple of you might be interested . . . 🙂
As the longest day approaches everything in Nature is full of vitality and bursting with energy. The weather is good… not as hot as our recent heatwave which suits me…and probably most Irish people better. I don’t think we are genetically disposed to very hot weather…most of us wilt when it gets above 23 or 24c.
Cherries are starting to swell on the trees. It’s looking good for Apple and Plum harvests too…and of course the Blackcurrants never let us down. Even in the recent bad Summers the Blackcurrants came up trumps. The seem to like the conditions here in the north-west. Lots of freezing, jamming and chutney making to be done later it seems.
In the polytunnel the first bed is made.
The first thing to be planted was a Mexican Midget tomato. It already has flowers so shouldn’t be too long before we get…
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