Welcome to my blog

I was born in Guernsey (but now live in Brittany) and our main industry was growing tomatoes although that industry has now virtually disappeared. Growing tomatoes to a Guernseyman is like wine to a Frenchman, it's in our blood! I do not profess to be an expert, but I have picked up a few tips and techniques which work for me.

On-line information for all crops

 Here are some on-line sources for many crop 

This is a new section that I have just started, which I will be adding to weekly. It is sources that I have found while looking for myself, or that I have come across while searching on-line. Some times it takes ages to find the best advice, so if you have good links please add then in the comments, or email me.
Guide to major grape diseases (pdf) Agriculture and Agri-food Canada -The  purpose of this guide is to help growers and advisers properly recognize diseases of grapes in Eastern Canada. However, I am sure it will be useful to most grape growers, large or small.