For my birthday I got this off a friend. It seems like quite a few people I know got one of these, or at least one of the range you can get, I got this one and the funky veg one. As pressies go, this one was one of the best for a while! What…… Continue reading Bonsai Gift Planting
No matter what you do at this time of year….Happy Holidays! Joyeuses Fêtes! Felices Fiestas! Hạnh phúc ngày lễ 節日快樂 Masaya pista opisyal Laethanta saoire sona God Jul! Boas Festas! Mutlu Bayramlar! Sarbatori Fericite! 행복 휴일 Vesele Praznike Selamat Hari Raya! Sretni praznici! Boldog Ünnepeket Καλές δικακοπές! (kales diakopes) Glade feriedage Gëzuar Festat Jie Ri…… Continue reading Happy Holidays!
Over the years LOADS of people have done this. Even I have, albeit many years ago and it failed! Tuesday saw me in a shop (Tesco, to be exact) and on sale were some Avocados. All very ripe and only about 30p each. BARGAIN! I’ll be having one of those, thank you so very much!…… Continue reading Do you like…. Avocados?
For more than a year I have been, unsuccessfully, attempting to grow a sweet potato. I wanted slips for the last growing season, but the damn thing did NOTHING beyond growing one, tiny root. All through last year I changed the water once a week with hopes of it doing something… Nothing. It clearly wasn’t dead…… Continue reading Well, FINALLY!
Oh noes! It appears I have a leak in my pond… But I also found out that I have a lot more frogs than I thought I did! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UessKwwbPKc
So, again, I was outside looking at the veg plot and making some gentle, not ‘etched in stone’ plans for next season. As you do on chilly cold mornings! I must have been stood for quite a while, lost in thought and planning because the postie managed to creep up on me. Be nice… I…… Continue reading Raised Beds… Should I?