Leek Moth

Leek Moth

The caterpillars of the leek moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) are mainly a pest of leeks and onions. They may also attack chives, garlic and shallots. In the UK there are two…

Pesticides

Pesticides

Growing fruit and and vegetables would be so much easier if there were no nasty little bugs or birds eating or in other way destroying our efforts and cherished crops. Wouldn’t…

Growing Blueberries

Growing Blueberries

Always looking for productive and exciting crops to grow, I was interested to hear a fairly new plot holder’s enthusiasm for the crops she had harvested for a couple of…

Tomato Growing

Tomato Growing

Sow Grow Common problems Sow Tomatoes generally come in two different types: cordon (or indeterminate) tomatoes grow tall (can reach up 1.8m (6ft) and require staking; bush (or determinate) tomatoes…