I dug up the rest* of just one row of Cara potatoes, there is about 16lb (7.25kg) here.
We have another 6 rows to dig up, so the estimated yield is around 170lb (77kg), not bad from a 6kg purchase.
(*about 2/3 of the row)
Can't get over the Borlotto beans, they have grown so much since last week.
I think I did right planting them later, just lucky with the weather too.
Love the mottled colour, the beans will be swelling soon.
On Saturday I filled a punnet with autumn Raspberries.
My wife made a Bakewell Tart with allotment raspberry jam filling and topped with some of these, lovely with a dollop of clotted cream or vanilla ice cream.
Green & Purple Beans,
& a Pepper.
On Saturday I cut the grass path with my petrol strimmer, probably the last time I'll do it this year, looks a lot better for it too.
We have been very lucky with the weather, sunny and warmer later in the day.
I do love this time of year, harvesting and clearing up ready for winter.
There are still lots of lovely flowers and the Bees are busy collecting nectar.
Thanks for reading/Returning. Ian