Monthly Archives: March 2020
Went up late afternoon after a morning on computer – checking emails, being a virtual worker, trying to fix problems and what-not. Remote working is strangely stressful but mustn’t grumble – we got an email from the big chief who … Continue reading
Yahoo! The big guy built a new raised bed frame for a new salad / greens bed. This used the solid wood planks we found in the rubbish on the street yesterday. We still have to fill it with soil … Continue reading
Life abounds – the pond is exploding with activity. Tons of frog spawn and tiny little tadpoles already. And the palmate newt survived another winter! I think his name might be Percival. We scooped him up by accident when we … Continue reading
Some photos taken in the last few days. There are tulip and cyclamen in bloom. Sprinklings of celandine in flower at the base of the damask rose. And a big bunch of bluebell bursting forth in the path on the … Continue reading
We plan on bumper crops of tasty crunchy peas this summer. Peas to eat fresh right off the plant – to snack on while we work. Peas, peas, peas!: delicious green-tasting, life-affirming, easy-to-grow peas! The planter at the front side … Continue reading
The small bed of garlic we planted in late autumn (November) are doing well. We also planted two giant garlic in a mini-plot. These provide a flash of hopeful green growth in the midst of bare patches that have been … Continue reading
This is what our coronavirus survival kitchen looks like. Our weekend harvest from the allotment included sprouting broccoli (tiny but powerful & delicious), spinach, purple & yellow stemmed swiss chard, marjoram, winter savory, and rhubarb.