Springtails

We were discussing the organic control of snails and slugs at the last swap and I mentioned using yeast traps.  As we don't drink beer and it is a bit expensive to buy them just to use in traps (unless you can get 'slug beer'*), I thought it would be similar to ferment some yeast. … Continue reading Springtails

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Broad bean shoots

I've been planting broad beans (also known as fava or faba beans) for many years but I've only recently took a real liking to it.  I didn't realise that they were the same beans that were highly processed (deep fried), available in kiosk that sell nuts and other snacks.  I love those!  So I thought … Continue reading Broad bean shoots