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Polytunnel installation

We put up a polytunnel!

June 2020: Still here.

September to November 2019

Well. So that happened! Here’s a brief catch up.

Week in review: 36 [2019]

I love gardening best at this time of the year. There’s less growing that I hate disturbing. It’s not too hot. I like to be warm, sure, but not overheated. There’s just something about autumn that I love so look forward to seeing some more progress soon!

Week in review: 35 [2019]

September is here, and already the evenings are drawing in more than they were. Our spring purchased chickens are moulting and we are awash in potatoes. Must be autumn!

Summer reprise: week 35 [2019]

It is over. I have made it. I leave the summer holidays of 2019 older, with slightly more white hair, tired, and yet rather satisfied. Last week was the last of the school holiday upheavals. I’ve got some time off work this week to relax and recuperate (aka, paint my patio and do more gardening!). …

I made jam: week 34 [2019]

I made jam. Took a weekend off for good behaviour. Oh, and harvesting/blanching/freezing another 3.2kg of french beans. Going to be a green bean kind of winter menu this year! Meant to do this post on Monday – got distracted by making some peach and plum jam. Meant to do this post last night – …

Week in review: 33 [2019]

Short update this week: school holidays + working full time biting a bit more than usual. But! An update none the less.

Week in review: 32 [2019]

Some high wind warnings where we are this week, but no damage. Bit blustery but nothing for us that caused a problem. To be honest, each winter storm we weather shows us the weak points to fix – usually the old fence panels! But we are down to just two of the old ones left …

Week in review: 31 [2019]

Two weeks missed on updates because of absence but I can assure you the garden kept on growing while this blog waited patiently! We’re all back from holiday now. Still in the slightly unusual pattern of summer holidays with Robin off school, but our main absence for the year has been achieved. While we were …