The weather can be lovely in September, allowing us to carry on harvesting summer crops, which can make it difficult to pull them up and make room for winter ones! We may be able to put off thinking about winter, but one fact we can’t escape is the shortening days.
On Sunday time and energy coincided, and I spent a happy two hours outside.
I’m happier in the cooler seasons of the year, which might explain why my autumn garden is going better than the summer one!
It’s time for Tendrils, my weekly round-up of interesting plant-related reading material I think you might enjoy.
This article was first published in the Sep/Oct 2010 UK edition of Maximum Yield magazine
If you have an area of soil that will be bare for at least a few weeks, it is well worth considering sowing a green manure.