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We Went Out to Dine

My Wife the Gardener
by Peter (poem in old magazine)

She dug the plot on Monday –
the soil was rich and fine,
She forgot to thaw out dinner –

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Garden Work

May Madness: The Joys of British Weather

It’s often been commented upon that the British like nothing better than discussing the weather. We always have something to say about the current temperature, how it performed yesterday or a particularly noteworthy forecast to come. 359 more words


Watch: Obasanjo Visits Borno State To Distribute Seeds

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo paid a visit to Maiduguri, Borno State yesterday to distribute seeds to farmer for the up coming farming season.


Brussels Sprouts, Season 1

I’m pleased to see that the seeds took to my raised row bed garden! It’s my first attempt at growing Brussels sprouts, and assuming that they like where they are, these lovely plants will eventually produce the sprouts that I dearly love to eat. 21 more words


Are we there yet?

We nearly are!!

It’s been a busy but productive weekend on Plot 32A.

We have finally finished weeding the uncovered area, covered it with weed control fabric and then covered on top with wood chip. 219 more words


Bury Us

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.

― Dinos Christianopoulos



Time to harvest. After very many years my chive finally looks good.

I do not know what went wrong but for many years the chives we have looked poor and modest. 40 more words