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Strawberry Fields Forever


What an inspiration you are Helen! It seems that it’s time to get this blog on the road again. My son Oscar and I have been busy in the garden for weeks now, watching and learning how nature works. We’ve managed, for example, to save strawberries from the

damage caused by months of rain – by ruthlessly removing spotty diseased leaves and allowing healthy new ones to form! Snapping off all runners before they get a chance to root also diverts the strawberries’ energy from making new plants to making fruit. As a result we’ve started to feast on lush juicy strawberries every night. Continue reading