Sow… The vegetable patch is finally thriving. The runner beans are reaching to the sky and have lots of lovely red and white flowers, I have two varieties growing. The pumpkin and butternut squash now have plenty of room to trail around. The French beans are being picked daily. The sunflowers are standing as tall… Continue reading Time to get picking
Sow… This weekend I managed to get a few very productive hours in the garden. The first job was planting out the runner beans and French beans that were big enough. I need to secure the canes but didn’t have time and thought it more important I got everything planted out. I still have some… Continue reading It’s all starting to grow.
Sow… I finally got round to spending some time with the vegetable patch. I started off checking which seeds were ready for sowing outside. I have grown carrots and beetroot a few years ago but didn’t have great results. I think that was mainly due to not thinning out the seedlings as I thought it… Continue reading Carrots and Beetroot
Sow… I finally got round to making a plan for the vegetable patch yesterday. I’ve never done one before but seeing everyone else’s start to appear on Instagram I thought I would. Hopefully it will mean I get more out of the patch rather than running out of room or it being a jumbled mess.… Continue reading The Patch Plan
To begin with here is my vegetable patch. The garden has been transformed from how it was when I first bought my little house (I’ll post about that anther day). It’s made from five railway sleepers and it is big enough to keep us supplied with vegetables throughout the summer and autumn. The green mesh… Continue reading Disappointing Leeks
Whilst the sun was shinning on yesterday’s sunny Sunday I got out in the garden. First job was to tackle the cat poo… YUCK. We have massive issues with cats pooing in the garden which upsets me massively. I was told that fir cones stop cats pooing so before Christmas I put some down and… Continue reading Fir Cones and Snowdrops