Monthly Archives: March 2015

The end of March

It’s been one calamity after another over the last twelve hours. I’d already gone to bed cross last night because the cable for my phone charger was broken. So no blog reading for me 😦 Anyway, the phone situation has … Continue reading

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British Summer Time

Yesterday, the clocks went forward by an hour and I’m still adjusting myself. Seems like some of my recent sowings are having no such difficulty, however. At the same time, much as I rejoice, I have to confess that yet … Continue reading

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Yorkshire in spring

Working backwards, when I got home this evening, the wind had caused a minor disaster in the greenhouse. Basically, some of the bars had worked themselves loose and without support the shelving had up-ended, leading to all the seedlings toppling … Continue reading

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Bandaging the greenhouse

A stitch in time saves nine, so why didn’t I mend the cover for the greenhouse when I first put in on and tore it in several places?  The bottom line is that when I got home this evening I … Continue reading

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Be careful what you weed!

Now that the evenings are getting lighter, it is great to get out into the garden for a while. But this evening, I was a bit over-enthusiastic. Ah ha, I thought, here’s a plant I don’t recognise, strange weed but … Continue reading

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Number of seeds

Is it just me – or has the number of seeds in packets reduced? It being sunny and warm today, I decided to spring into action and sow some more tomatoes, as well as sweet peppers.   These will be … Continue reading

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Bins, bins everywhere and not a bite to eat!

When I lived in Pakistan and had any rubbish to get rid of, we went onto the roof and threw the bag of waste off the top. The ground around the houses was therefore littered with plastic bags and tin … Continue reading

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