Vegetable garden

This little corner has two walls facing south and west.  Against the west-facing wall I have already planted a couple of pear trees, and I felt that this area was begging to be turned into a vegetable garden.

Vegetable garden

Vegetable garden

Twelve barrow-loads of well-rotted horse manure have gone into it.

The plan is to grow a crop of potatoes next year – not that they are a particularly financially rewarding crop, but the theory is that they help to “clear the ground”.  Meanwhile, though I couldn’t resist an autumn sowing of broad beans – two double rows of Aquadulce Claudia which went in today.

For comparison, this is what the same area looked like in March 2009.

Vegetable garden in March 2009

Vegetable garden in March 2009

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