I thought I would give an update as to what has been happening in my tenement garden.
In late February, we had 1.5 tonnes of white limestone gravel delivered at 8am on a rainy Saturday morning. Me and the Mr had to move the gravel from the main street to the main hall first, then from there down 20 steps, and then up 10 steps to finally get into the garden. We were both so tired afterwards.
A week later, after the down pour of rain stopped, the garden was more a swamp than…Continue
18 months after planting, the fruit trees in our little mini-orchard are looking good! Lots of blossom on the pears and Victoria plums with plenty of buds waiting to burst open on the apples and cherries. Yum!
Full article: http://urbanvegpatch.blogspot.com/2011/03/thrilled.html
Is it just me or is there an abundance of Ladybirds this Spring?
Last week I scrounged a load more used tiling laths from the lad who’s re-roofing a house in the village and made a start on cutting it up into suitable lengths for ‘rustic’ edging for the beds and back lawn. With a bit of preservative slapped on it looks rather good which is a surprise to me as I was never much good at woodwork!
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Stump Carrots are up in 29 days and are looking good
Added by Blicky on March 27, 2011 at 20:55 — No Comments
This year I’m going to grow Lovage for the first time in many years. It’s easier to grow than celery, has a wider variety of uses, is enjoyed by bees and hoverflies, and looks much prettier too.
Read more about loving Lovage at the little herb farm's blog 'sow many herbs, sow little thyme'.
Added by Plot Notes Phil on March 26, 2011 at 22:46 — No Comments
Let's do the time warp this weekend :)
Couldn't face doing a big list post of all we have sown so far, so just the highlights - and some Spuggies for Flighty :)
Trespassers will be eaten.
Leeks, it's always leeks in my garden but I've had to dig them up as I need the space for the new season's crops.
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A lovely day in the garden with my two little helpers.........
Added by Damo on March 20, 2011 at 20:14 — No Comments
Today I built the frame for the long roots