Tag Archives: Garden

In The Garden – Raindrops

 

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Cause I’m never gonna stop the rain by complaining…

So I just did me some talking to the sun
And I said I didn’t like the way he got things done
Sleeping on the job
Those raindrops are falling on my head, they keep falling
Burt Bacharach / Hal David

A Look Around The Farm in Early May

Thank goodness for lockdown because things are getting busy down here on the farm.

Peas are doing well, I have crushed up some extra strong mints and put some peppermint tea bags down because this is said to deter the mice which did a lot of damage last year.

Peas

The Broad Beans are doing well…

Broad Beans

And the potatoes…

Potato

I am growing these in pots because last year I lost the entire crop to wireworm.  These have popped up in the garden, left in the ground from last year and I am going to let them grow to see if they are still there…

Potatoes 01

There is a lot of work to do in the green house of course…

Greenhouse 02

And although the farm is mostly arable there is a chicken to look after…

Chicken

I have got a couple of helpers from Eastern Europe, one from Poland and the other from Latvia but I don’t know I will manage next year after Boris’ Barmy Brexit…

Garden Helpers

A Butterfly visits the Garden

Butterfly

Just when the caterpillar thought it was going to die it became a butterfly”

– an English proverb.

 

The Garden in Late March

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My Revised Travel Plans for 2020

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The Early July Garden

Soft Sun, Gentle Breeze, Mercury Rising.  A perfect Summer day to be in the garden in England.  No better place to be.  How lucky I am…

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In The June Garden

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In The Garden

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