The planet is our home; we need to be more responsible. Here's what I do.
Today it has been 19 degrees C! That’s a good reason for three blog posts!
We’ve been busy. It seems we’re not the only ones!
Fix the shower✅ ( no longer scalding/freezing)
Put up the mini greenhouse✅
(seedlings here we come)
Sow at home✅
Purple sprouting broccoli ✅
Purple Brussels sprouts✅
Purple Kohl rabi✅
(Who needs green vegetables? )
Beans and peas 😞
(not yet. Still holding out hope for the broad beans too)
Start new parsnips ✅
(The last lot dried out)
Coriander (no seeds)
Soak sweet corn ✅
Transplant tomatoes and chillies
into bigger pots✅
Put go gi, lavender and rosemary plants in pots✅
(Let’s hope the chickens don’t eat them)
Sow carrots, chives and beetroot in tubs 😞
At the plot
Make new raised bed for asparagus✅
Weed and feed fruit trees😞
Prepare pea plot with chicken waste and compost😞
Feed the border😞
Plant new bulbs, ✅sea kale and horseradish✅
Dig up Jerusalem artichokes and re plant✅
Massive bucket of Jerusalem artichokes!
The artichoke tomb. I scoured it for the rest if last years crop. The. Replanted six tubers. I bet we get hundreds again this year.
Prepare to plant the spuds😞
Raised bed for asparagus✅
Clear cabbages ✅
Clean the wooden cold frame✅
Put up the posts✅
Watch the bees flying out and in🐝
Put up a sign🐝✅
Thus weekend, we also had three eggs which means all three hens are laying
and I got my 100th follower!
(Wow! I’m so pleased! Thank you 😃)
What a great weekend!
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