Ahhhh those dreaded stumps. We have been trying to get rid of those tree stumps for years. We wrote about trying to remove them ourselves back in February and March 2020 on post Planning and Planning Some More and Not All Heroes Wear Capes and had no success. The tree stumps three just proved way … Continue reading Stumps be Gone
I have been writing this post for weeks and every time I come back to it the garden has changed again. I really need to be a bit more consistent with writing but honestly life just gets in the way sometimes. So please forgive the pictures being a bit out of date. The pea trellis … Continue reading The Garden, Van and a Trip to Wales
I love the garden in Spring! The tree's have some lovely colourful blossoms on, the leaves on all the fruit bushes have all peeped out and the rhubarb has finally started to emerge. The herb bed has some lovely fragrant Wild Garlic which is begging to be made into cheese and wild garlic scones. We … Continue reading The Garden in April
It’s been amazing watching everything start to grow again, although it’s been such a mild winter that some of the plants were sprouting as early as January. We have blossom on the peach and nectarine trees and the other fruit trees are starting to bud now too, and the great mark of spring is the … Continue reading Spring has Sprung
Happy New Year!!!! We have disappeared off here for a while. In truth we lost a lot of motivation and got stuck in a bit of a negative mind set, especially myself. I think last we wrote was that the van had gone in for much needed welding. Well he had it for over a … Continue reading Andddd…. We’re back!
The truth is not a lot! The garden this year hasn't received as much attention as last. I feel a bit guilty as the van suddenly took over our focus. We have had some fruit and vegetables that have done better this year and some that never made it at all. We had great success … Continue reading Whats Been Happening with Us?
We finally got our first batch of new potatoes. We decided to dig up 1 row of the first early’s that we planted, to see how we got on this year compared to last year. This was last years whole crop: This year we had the large planter that we filled only with seed potatoes … Continue reading New Potatoes Baby
Well its been ages since we've written so whats been going on with us??? The garden is really coming on nicely everything is growing well apart from the the carrots in the mixed bed which aren't growing at all. Apart from really really slacking on the mowing and strimming, the garden is looking great. We … Continue reading Totally off Our Grid Out and About
We spent a few hours in the brief but enjoyable spot of sun doing a bit of tidying and thinning out of the various veggies, that had taken off because of all the rain. We started off by weeding the potato bed and planting the last of the seed potatoes. We used some Maris pipers … Continue reading A Quick Tidy Up
Most of the seeds have been planted and we have a lot that have started sprouting. We are definitely eager to see the difference this year with the hula hoop netted frames Tony made, after a lot of our veggies either got demolished by birds or caterpillars last year. We feel like we’ve given them … Continue reading The Greenhouse Life