Monthly Archives: July 2013

Thursday 18th July 2013 – Oh, a gentle wind is blowing, and no it’s not me!

Still really hot, but with a breeze blowing, somehow it seems cooler. I’m still working through the beetroot and spring onion bed, and to my delight I finished it, and now it looks much better. All the varieties are coming … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th July 2013 – Harvesting in full flow.

It just amazes me how much courgettes grow from one day to the next. You look at them one day and you think to yourself “Oh, they’re a little small, perhaps another couple of days, maybe 3”. Then the following … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th July 2013 – Fell over one of my tyres today, don’t think anyone saw…I hope not anyway.

There I was merrily watering away, when instead of stepping in the centre of a car tyre, I decided to step on the outside, and then found myself sitting on my bottom in the middle of my allotment. I don’t … Continue reading

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Monday 15th July 2013 – Stagnant water smells!

Another hot and glorious day today, so after the really hot weekend it was time to water again. This time however, I decided that I should clear out the water butt that I have on one of my plots. It … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th July 2013 – We’re being spoilt this weekend by the weather.

I’ve just popped in for a cool down, as it’s only slightly cooler than it was yesterday, but about 1 degree. I took George’s old bed to the tip this morning, but have other rubbish in the car that needs … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th July 2013 – Hottest day of the year so far!

Well we got up to 31 degrees today, which was firstly incredibly hot, and secondly amazing. It’s just like being in Spain, but we don’t have a pool and my parents do. Not long til we go on holiday, I’m … Continue reading

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Friday 12th July 2013 – Does it really take that long to thoroughly water my plots?

I couldn’t pop to the allotment til this afternoon today, as I was helping Georges’ year with their end of year play. They’re doing really well, and they had their dress rehearsal in front of the whole school today. I’m … Continue reading

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Thursday 11th July 2013 – I had a delivery this morning.

Usually Mark get deliveries, but this morning it was my turn. The postman (in his van) turned up with a parcel for ME!! It was the bottles of Seaweed Fertiliser that I’d ordered over the weekend. I’d ordered two bottles, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th July 2013 – Harvesting time.

Having been too knackered yesterday to go to the allotment, I pootled down today to see what mischief I could get up to. Lots as it seems, harvesting time is just beginning, and I was able to harvest my first … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th – Tuesday 10th July 2-13 – Isle of Man trip for “Our Robot Overlords”

On Sunday morning at just before 8am we all left home to drive to Gatwick airport, to get on a flight to the Isle of Man where we would all be taking part in one days filming of a HUGE … Continue reading

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