Honestly, what is with the weather? Why is it so damn cold? Okay, so it is April and yesterday we had hail... This does mean that I am checking the plants outside daily. The broad beans are just above the soil and the plum is in full blossom. The fact that it is sitting in… Continue reading Spring? Or is that snow?
She is doing fine and growing well.
Everything is growing, especially in the polytunnel. And, yes, I can see the weeds a well...
I bought some runner bean seeds for this year. They popped their heads above the soil and there is a problem. They are too tall and sick looking. I'm fairly certain that it isn't my planting but something wrong with the seeds. Three of them have no leaves. They have simply grown a stick. It… Continue reading An Old Trick
Today has been beautiful. The sun has been shining and it has been a good day. Okay I admit that I woke up with a load of aches and pains. But I decided to push through them. I was able to clear the pea bed... It's bare now but by next week it should have… Continue reading Sun and mud
I thought it was meant to be showers? It is April showers... right? Except we have had snow, hail and ice. Last night we were at -1. What? I mean I'm used to Wales... I know that sometimes the weather can be tough. I mean last year the climate did nothing but rain. But this… Continue reading Snow in April
Aren't they the cutest!
Remember that lamb? The one that we found in the smallholding and we were surprised to see. Namely because we were meant to have a barren ewe. Well, she is doing fine. As are her Mum and Dad.
I live in Wales and normally there is nothing drastic that happens here. Sure we have storms but they are not massive. Then 2015 started to end. I should have known that there was something wrong when the weatherman started naming the storms. Naming them! But my family and I just laughed it off. We… Continue reading Storm damage
My mum has been busy putting in a new herb bed. I know that the weather is getting better because we are working out in the garden more. This bed is next to the house and easy to pick from. I must admit that already we are having fresh herbs in meals and it tastes… Continue reading Herby