Tag Archives: April

Potato planting at Easter

The main event of the Easter weekend was a party for a friend-relative’s #itscomplicated 65th birthday. Because we have a house with large rooms, and the huge garden, family parties often happen here. This meant Friday was taken with some … Continue reading

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Spring sowings and stuff

I’ve been back at work a week and a half now and the holiday seems like eons ago. Got lots done though, including set up new veg plot for Jethro and Hannah – now growing them some plants to put … Continue reading

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St George’s Day weekend

Trying a different tack with the blog today – just going to post some pics from the weekend.  Spent Saturday in the garden working on the veg patch – sowed a few more seeds, spread some compost, erected the sunflower … Continue reading

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What to do with 175 tomato plants?

See. the packet of seed was 2 years old this year – and that’s my rule to avoid non-germination disappointment. 2 years and then chuck them away. So, I thought, may as well sow them all. Then I sat down … Continue reading

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April

Well, it started so well – even posted extra bits and pieces. Then April came around – a busy time in the garden, kids’ GCSEs, a job interview and loads of other work. So now I’m over 2 weeks late … Continue reading

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Lots of gardening

Loads has happened in the garden since my last post so here’s an update and some piccies. The main news is that the greenhouse is up and glazed. Putting it together was slow but not too complicated. But then we … Continue reading

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