Brassicas and the warm weather

Its been a fantastic week weather wise - had spent he last week hardening off the brassicas by placing out in the morning, and watching the night weather - finally after last weekends cold nights, there's been the break to summer. Everything's clamouring to grow now, and so couple of caldestine pre work morning trips to allotment to plant out the primo's and the brussels... Rosie came and took some courgettes, cabbages, brussels and squashes across to Fife - look ofrward to seeing how they do transferred to the Garden of Scotland!

Brasssicas love firm ground thats settled, then puddled in - dig the hole and drop in the plant with two cans of water... In Greece they do this, then leave for a month to encourage the roots to develop strength as they bury seeking out the's brussel waving not drowning