Now that Autumn is here and the garden is mainly going to sleep so I’ll likely be posting less. Obviously if I have something to say I will post it. Now this isn’t a hiatus… I normally post 3 times a week, I may drop back to 2 or maybe even one per week. I will try…… Continue reading Slow down
This Friday, when I got home from work, I went back straight back to work. I knew it was going to be a long hard day. After cutting the grass and doing a quick general tidy up of the main part of the garden I headed for the area I spoke about in another blog…… Continue reading Veg plot project. Part 1(ish)
It’s 6:30 am on a chilly autumnal Saturday morning. Why am I out in the garden? I should be back in my warm bed but I’m not. Now, I don’t think I’m suffering an addiction here, it’s not like I didn’t go out without a cup of tea in my hand or anyth…..Oh… *ahem* Yeah……… Continue reading Why do I do it?
OK… So it’s now the 3rd week in September and we are in the astronomical fall, that’s Autumn to the rest of us in the Northern Hemisphere. The sun is slipping and the mornings and evenings are getting a definite nip in the air. But, hold up here for a sec… It’s getting cooler… Not…… Continue reading What is this Autumnal madness?
Now, as some of you may know I don’t like paying for stuff if I can get it for free. What I also love is when I see a recycling opportunity that is just so much genius. The other day I was pointed to just one of those genius enterprises by the wife. She saw it…… Continue reading Getting crafty
The last couple of weeks I have been having thinky-thoughts. Thoughts about ripping out the flower bed and turning it into a veg plot. In our house we spend a lot on veggies, so why should I not grow my own and save all that money and get an improved flavour at the same time?…… Continue reading Thoughts and possible plans
This year was the first full year for my raspberries. I got a small amount of fruit, about 10 actual berries, but what I’m mainly doing is setting up for next year. The type I have is Rubus idaeus ‘Ottawa’. As far as I know it’s a Floricane… A summer fruiting plant. It’s hard to…… Continue reading Considering my Raspberries