The garden falls quiet in December; a timely lull as our attention has been scattered elsewhere; with weekends away and indoor tasks claiming most of our free time in recent weeks. Advertisements
After the long dry April, the showers finally arrived towards the end of last week, slaking the parched ground. The weekend fluctuated between sunshine and showers; some of which sent us running for temporary shelter, and others we shrugged off as we resumed work on the kitchen garden.
This summer, it quickly became apparent that the netting over our cabbages and cauliflowers was no match for the cabbage whites.