Compost Crazy

The compost finally got delivered yesterday! So we set to work straight away filling all the raised beds. It took a lot of hours, and with the help of my trusty trolley and bucket, they are all finally filled. We layered them up with wood chippings, bark, cardboard and compost. There are nine raised beds and 6 of them … Continue reading Compost Crazy

Growing Our Dream

We've had quite a few exciting things happen in the garden over the past week. We have finally got the raised beds down!!! WOOHOO!!! We started by laying them out, then hammered them in so they don't move. The soil in the garden is mostly like clay, so now the weather is warm, it is … Continue reading Growing Our Dream

Mucking Around on Lockdown

After drying out the pepper seeds from the post Dig it, Build it, Grow it, I wanted to make sure I sowed them properly. I read up first, as I think I may have done the strawberry seeds wrong, so didn't want to mess this up. I created a mix of Compost and tea leaves, I … Continue reading Mucking Around on Lockdown

Dig it, Build it, Grow it

Today I lacked the enthusiasm for gardening, but I always find that I have to do a bit, I just can't help myself. But all week the weather has been glorious and today well it was so bloody cold! So what did I do today? It was time to turn the compost in the compost bin, so … Continue reading Dig it, Build it, Grow it

Sowing the Seeds of a Better Life

Firstly I’d like to say Hello and I hope your all well. Like most of you during this time of pandemic, I have been isolated due to my daughter being ill a week or so ago, following government guidelines I self- isolated for 14 days, for which the end is in sight. Still, I have … Continue reading Sowing the Seeds of a Better Life

Trespassers Will Be Composted

We were given a composter for free by my mum. As we are saving as much as we can, and already trying to cut out expenditure, free is awesome 👍🏻! I went round to pick it up, after being told by my mother there was a “bit” of dried out 5 year old compost at … Continue reading Trespassers Will Be Composted