Gardening Project – A Mini Greenhouse

A while ago I did have a greenhouse which did stand quite nicely at 12 foot long but then after a huge storm through the UK the entire thing was crushed to nothing which stand left me with lot of broken glass. What I have here is a simple little greenhouse that I am made … Continue reading Gardening Project – A Mini Greenhouse

I’ve been Robbed!

Growing up in my kitchen garden were some french beans. They were taking their time due to the cold weather, but all that stopped when they poked their heads up and some eagerly impulsive neighbours ate them. I am talking about some pesky birds who saw an easy lunch or breakfast. This hasn't happened to … Continue reading I’ve been Robbed!

Growing Vegetables: 10 Top Tips to get Started!

We all buy veg, but what if you could harvest your own? Are you starting to get into growing vegetables this year then here are 10 tips to get that attempt more successful. 1. Sow in intervals Growing a mass crop of carrots will leave you with too much but growing in smaller monthly stints … Continue reading Growing Vegetables: 10 Top Tips to get Started!

A Day in the Garden

And there was me thinking I was creating a veggie garden. The kids thought otherwise. They now have a running track. It should create a few beds - 16 in total, which means a large variety of foods. I've created an excel schedule and the question now is will it come to fruition?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Finally I have a Diagnosis!

Today was an interesting day as I finally got a definite answer about my tiredness. I have been feeling off for many years and now I know for certain. I met a specialist who asked me a varied mix of questions covering symptoms and situations as well as lifestyle. I got the news that I … Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Finally I have a Diagnosis!

The Work is Never Done when Dealing with the Snow

Back out again this morning with a lowly temperature of -1c. The sun made it quite pleasant, but there was no melting of the snow today. I had to again shake of the ice and snow that was adding pressure on the small veg under the cloches. They are surviving and looking healthy considering their … Continue reading The Work is Never Done when Dealing with the Snow

Let it Snow, so Long as the Cloches are There

I went out on a recovery mission to the veg plot to rescue the over wintered veg. It's a first for me to try and grow through the cold months. I have not got that much growing. So far i have garlic and radish as my main crops. There are also a few potatoes and … Continue reading Let it Snow, so Long as the Cloches are There

Time to get ready for next years vegetables

Well its almost the end of the growing season in the UK and its now time to work out what to setup for next year. The vegetable garden has been created for only two months and it has just been expanded. I recently built a new stone wall retainer which meant I had the perfect … Continue reading Time to get ready for next years vegetables

Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today

I haven't released many posts recently. I have been writing though, but they haven't made it to this page. I guess I should practice what I preach and stop saving notes and start making posts.