https://youtu.be/_e51MCBNzM8 This was a dead quick vid of something I found out today. One, well, the only school we deal with now is showing just how good it really is. This for me is how all schools should work. They should being nature to it. Teach the kids where their food comes from and…… Continue reading How Some Schools Are Getting It Right
Two posts in one day? I’m not sure the internet could stand the strain! This morning I topped up the soil in my potatoes as I said I would yesterday. Nothing too bad here. I did notice that one of the bags doesn’t have as many sprouts than the others. While most of them had…… Continue reading Potatoes… Potatoes everywhere!
This week has been oh so very busy. I started a new job. Actually I got my job back for another season at Kirklees Council as a Gardener. So in effect I have gone from only basic exercise while unemployed to walking about 15 miles a day! So, yes… I have been absolutely knackered by…… Continue reading A Very Busy Week
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.
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!