This morning I ambled down to the allotment a bit earlier than normal in an effort to escape the heat. Upon arrival, I spoke to Mick the Greek and Cliff who had stopped by our daughter's tree and had noticed that it seemed to have some buds on it. It looks like there might be... Continue Reading →
Berries, berries everywhere!
The glorious weather meant we ambled down to the allotment this morning with the aim of clearing the weeds from the centre of the plot. Upon arrival, I fed the chickens who seemed quite calm and composed until I got into the enclosure. Then all hell was let loose as they went nuts arguing over... Continue Reading →
Excavating the greenhouse
Today I ambled down to the allotment determined to start sorting the greenhouse properly as well as clearing the weeds clogging the bottom of the plot. I arrived to hear the tea bell going. It seemed churlish to refuse the offer of a biscuit and a chat, so I joined the others by the clubhouse.... Continue Reading →
Flowers and bees
Yesterday I pottered down to our allotment as usual determined to make serious inroads into the jobs list. And, as usual, very few were completed! We fed the chickens who were all pleased to be fed at an earlier time than normal. However, they took exception to what followed. Over the past few months, some... Continue Reading →
Back with a bang!
It's been a busy couple of weeks and now that technical issues are finally sorted, I can recommence normal updates!The last two weeks have seen huge growth down the allotment as we have (very unusually for Northern England) had two weeks of glorious sunshine! Our daughter's tree has been planted and looks perfect in the... Continue Reading →