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Day 135 - May 15 - Popeye Time

Although it’s still May, it was time for my lot of harvesting.  The spinach that was sown in-between the rows of beetroot was ready for first picking.  65 more words


Day 124 - 4th May - Being a little tubby

I’ve mentioned before that there is a group of friends I regularly spend time with and we alternate what we get up to on a very loose basis.  95 more words



Remember Giles Coren? Believe it or not, about ten to fifteen years ago he used to be funny. I used to nab my parents’ copy of… 677 more words

Day 118 - 28th April - Plug Planting On

It’s been a number of weeks since the seeds I planted in the seed trays and the propagator were started and it was time for a number of them to be moved into containers with more space.  89 more words


Day 117 - 27th April - Pearing Up

As well as the bigger projects in the garden, I’ve also been making some minor changes too.  One of these was that I bought a new pear tree to replace one that hadn’t been doing well and despite being the old of the two that I had, showed much less growth.  92 more words


Of Sticks and Springs

So far, this has been a year of trees. Over the winter, Moo purged the forest of eye level branches that the Highland cows had refined to sharpened points.   342 more words


Day 102 - 12th April - Springing into life

We have finally had a couple of good days weather wise.  As a result the garden has suddenly jumped into life.  First to poke their heads into the sun has been the spinach here.  52 more words