I thought I would show you how my Japanese onions are progressing in "Portugal " my trusty polytunnel.
They are just starting to sprout stalks or stems. A bit like Daffodils when they have finished flowering. When you say: " Those Daffodils have stopped flowering. They look like onions".
"Leave em alone or else they'll go blind."
The "fish" boxes where more than likely washed up on one of our local beaches not far from where I am writing this almost daily scrawl/blog.
It's a bank holiday weekend here in little ould Ireland. Only Ireland could have a bank holiday when you can't go anywhere apart from the supermarket. I want some compost but nowhere is open until flipping Tuesday! Well except for the supermarkets and even the German one is no longer selling compost.
Whilst we are on the subject of moaning. What is achieved by the clocks going back? I for one do not work in a first world war ammunitions factory. This afternoon I will say:
"It would be ten to six this time yesterday"
"You said the same last year".
The homemade compost is sprouting weed seeds too. Anybody else growing winter onions? Are allotments still open with all these Draconian covid regulations?
I found the following song about onions. It will stick in my head all week: