Gardening

Flaming June (6/18/2017) - This weekend has been a scorcher with temperatures in the 30’s.  That’s made getting anything done in the garden a challenge, so I’ve contented myself with some weeding and deadheading in among the flower beds in between the early morning and late evening bouts of watering. The roses and peonies are looking stunning (main picture and... Continue Reading →
Peas and Strawberries (6/11/2017) - This is a very exciting weekend – the harvest of peas and strawberries has begun! When I moved into my house 3 years ago and inherited a small veg garden with 5 raised beds I decided that I would try my hand at growing a few things for the kitchen – I love cooking and fresh... Continue Reading →
The First Weekend of June (6/5/2017) - So the first weekend of June turns out to be a mixed bag of sunny spells and heavy showers, which means running in and out of the garden trying to make the best of the drier moments! Last weekend I planted out the main tomato crop and so this weekend I needed to make sure... Continue Reading →
A Wet Monday! (5/29/2017) - Today we have typical British Bank holiday weather – rain! Still we did need it and at least is was predicted so I got most of the gardening jobs done yesterday when the weather was glorious.  I also took the photo for this Blog’s “Header” and, as you can see, the rockery area and waterfall... Continue Reading →
Late May Bank Holiday (5/27/2017) - Just finishing hardening off the plants I sowed earlier this year and getting excited that they will soon be in the garden! The rhubarb has been great this year, though it started much earlier than last year, so maybe it will finish earlier? I’m no expert so I’m not sure.  We’ve been enjoying it in... Continue Reading →

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