A beauty of blogging

Woke up this morning and checked for notifications on my phone. Unfortunately, one was a message from the stables to say they had to cancel our horseriding lesson today (though we are now going to get a second free!). Anyway, all is not lost, as that does free us up to go swimming instead – and avoid any possible continuing Tour de France mayhem.

I also got notifications which got me reading blogs from both people I’ve been following and some I am now acquainted with. Altogether, the perfect inspiration button: makes me want to leap out of bed right now and repot my cucumbers.

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Outdoor cucumbers

No doubt the fact that the cucumbers in the above photo are small is because they are outside (albeit partly protected by a cloche). However, the one inside is doing marvelously, especially since it went into a new pot on Friday. Look at the flowers forming – hopefully that means cucumbers soon!

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Indoor cucumber

© Helen Butt, July 2014

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About Helen

I have always been interesting in living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle and used to do what I could. Now, I have come to realise that we have reached such a point in terms of environmental degradation that it is more important - perhaps - to focus on building resilience. I therefore do as much as I can to reuse, grow my own and encourage a supportive community, for example. I also keep reading and learning all the time.
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5 Responses to A beauty of blogging

  1. It’s so much fun to be inspired by other bloggers! I love reading about what you are doing.

  2. Reblogged this on Linda's wildlife garden and commented:
    Awesome update thank you for sharing have a blessed day

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