Dartmouth Park pavilion in West Brom + cabbage drops…

Dartmouth Park pavilion is an impressive structure – part visitor center and park cafe/toilets. A lot of investment but a real anchor for the area.

Water droplets sitting on cabbage leaves, just catching the sunshine, with sun from behind the leaves. A great spread of very healthy veg at the boy’s grandparents place!


Planting cabbages…

Bit of a random blog post but there is a lot of planting to do at the allotment and I need to make sure I don’t put the cabbages too close together. So, just checked out a couple of websites and apparently cabbages like an alkaline soil, so i’m going to add some potash to the soil first and dig this in.

Red Cabbage (rodeo) – from http://thegardensmallholder.wordpress.com/

The ash from our wood burner contains potassium carbonate (potash) and sodium carbonate (soda ash), both of which are very similar.¬†We have already added the manure over the winter and it’s nearly ready.

I’m going to put them in 20-30 cms apart and i’ll see what happens…