Monthly Archives: April 2018

crosnes invasion

How naive I was, taking so much care when planting and nurturing those first little  stachys affinis rhizomes! Now I find that it is in fact a thug of a plant, a member of the mint family and ferociously invasive. … Continue reading

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for the rain it raineth

This photo from inside the greenhouse says it all … I was drenched from planting out leeks and spinach. But there were some friendly faces inside: And a nice view of the apple starting to show life. Note my car … Continue reading

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spring clearing

Grappling painfully to put together a new steel potting bench (of course I didn’t have the correct size of spanner), I found myself drawn into a frenzy of displacement activity; clearing the back of the shed area. It had become … Continue reading

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Easter harvest

Not a bad haul for ‘the hungry gap’! But what a lot of mud…

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