Between two writing deadlines I snatched half an hour to progress a foot or two in removing the residue of an old potato crop from a garden bed. This is the third time the bed has been dug over, trying to remove every last potato. This year some of them are as small as one of those Jelly Belly beans – smaller – but every one of them will grow.
No, of course it’s not. What sort of crazy author-generated question is that?
But I’ve often wondered about it, as in many of the cooler climates around Australia, vegetables don’t really grow over the winter