Today, despite the weather being less than wondrous, I was feeling brave and decided to have a go at my second, and hopefully last, big project of the year. Last week I bought a bit of guttering so I could make a couple of planters for my strawberries. Today I got the whatsits in hand to…… Continue reading Planters Planted.
A tiny fly and an even smaller bug on an Honesty flower. I have only seen flies, hoverflies and small bugs on the Honesty. No bees or other insects. Strange.
Anyone know what this is? I’m thinking it *might* be a Doronicum? I saw it at Nostell earlier and I really liked it. No idea what it is, no marker for it, which is unusual at Nostell, and nobody around that I could have asked. I’d ask one of the guys but I’m not volunteering…… Continue reading Unknown Plant?
This morning me and the missus took a quick trip to B&Q to look for stuff. I needed some pea gravel to top up the aquaponics, some guttering for my next project and a look to see what I can find in the way of plants. In the end I bought some guttering for the…… Continue reading B&Q Trip And The Next Project
Went out today to have a look-see around the garden and noticed that my Broccoli seds have started sprouting. Looks like my fears of only a handful germinating were unfounded. Loads of them, possibly all of them, have come up. Looks I will definitely have to wait a little and thin them out. Nothing from…… Continue reading Broccoli Sprouting
So I finally got around to finishing off my aquaponics setup. This has been one of the most annoying projects by far and mainly because of all the tiny mistakes I made while doing it. I started out with just an idea and here we are, working! Along the way I learned that I’m rubbish…… Continue reading Aquaponics… Finally!