Not a bad haul, spuds, tomatoes, three varieties of beans, squash and courgettes. I missed off the yellow raspberries which also came home from the plot.
I've grown potatoes both in containers and at the allotment this year. The ones here are from the plot, they're much dirtier when dug up than container grown ones. I stopped growing potatoes in the ground when we had our last plot as they attracted so much slug damage, but the one's I've grown this year on the new plot have been brilliant, I've only found one damaged potato so far. It means that I can cut down on the number of containers I plant up with potatoes as I'll be able to grow them in the ground from now on, though I'll still continue to plant a few in pots.
This is Custard White patty pan squash. There's absolutely loads growing on a monster plant so I think there'll be lots more to harvest on our next visit. These will be served with our roast chicken dinner tonight.
The courgettes are still producing a good amount. Stuffed courgette is a regular on the menu at the moment.
I picked this colander of tomatoes yesterday. I've now cut all the leaves off the tomato plants to allow the remaining green tomatoes to ripen.
Purple Cascade and Cobra climbing French beans and St George runner beans. I made a late sowing of beans as well as the ones which I planted out earlier in the season. These are still from the first sowing so I'm hoping that the weather stays fine for a good few weeks yet as there's absolutely loads still to come. My freezer is being well stocked up. Some of these beans will make it on to our plate tonight too.
The season isn't even nearly over yet, we're still bringing plenty of things home with us from the plot.
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