Sprouting in Spring

Things are growing nicely in the garden with all this beautiful sunshine. Its just a shame that the compost still hasn't been delivered, meaning the raised beds are still empty bar the one that has already been filled. The Purple sprouting Broccoli has really started to grow. Although there are no neat rows and its … Continue reading Sprouting in Spring

Going Potty in Isolation

I was asked the other day, when do you know when it’s time to re-pot a seedling plant? The honest answer is, I don’t know. I’m no expert at gardening and everything we have done is purely trial and error, or at least following some instruction that we have read or watched, using whatever we … Continue reading Going Potty in Isolation

First Steps Towards Self Reliance

Happy Easter everyone!! We had a visit today from the Easter Bunny! He left the munchkins some chocolatey goodies in our empty stone planters and raised beds. We have been making some great steps in the garden recently. From the last post you have seen we now have the raised beds down, and broccoli seeds … Continue reading First Steps Towards Self Reliance

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