Monthly Archives: August 2016

Tuesday 30th August 2016 – And you’re saying they’re wrong because?

Another great couple of hours up the allotment today. I managed to dig up all the remaining Potatoes I planted this year. I’ve got some rogue ones growing in other patches so as I clear those beds then I’ll find … Continue reading

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Monday 29th August 2016 – It’s cooled down a bit!

Now I’m not one to complain that the weather is too hot, but the last week has been very hot indeed. Too hot in fact for even going down the allotment. Yes I know that sounds a rather odd thing … Continue reading

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The power of a garden!

I’m not sure what to say about this, just watch and you’ll know why….

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Thursday 25th August 2016 – A very hot greenhouse!

This heat is getting exhausting. I never thought I would want there to be rain, but a quick shower wouldn’t go amiss please. I’ve not been to the allotment today or even yesterday because it’s just too hot, and it … Continue reading

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Congratulations Emily!!

Our daughter Emily got her GCSE results today. She worked very hard studying for these, and during the exam time she stayed very calm and had no melt down of any sort. She wanted me to come with her this … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd August 2016 – My best Sweetcorn ever!!

I’ve changed clothes so many times today, not because I like to, but because it’s been so hot and sticky. I spent 2 hours on my allotment this morning, and to be honest that was all I could really take. … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd August 2016 – A walk up a gentle hill!!

Today started off a little overcast, but Carol Kirkwood promised that it would brighten up quickly and the sun would shine. There aren’t many weather forecasters that I trust, but Carol is “Queen of the weather. The kids and I had … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th August 2016 – My first Cabbage

Another glorious day today. We really are being spoilt. I’m sure it’ll come to an end soon. The Met Office have said that we’re due rain by the end of the week and it’s supposed to get very windy as … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th August 2016 – Bodiam Castle and Hastings!

Today the kids and I went on a little expedition. The weather was glorious so it was perfect for going to the beach. But which beach? We’d already been to West Wittering, but we wanted to go somewhere different. Hastings … Continue reading

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Monday 15th August 2016 – Shallots and Kohl Rabi

Another very busy morning on my allotment. Today I harvested all my Shallots and Kohl Rabi. Some of which looks a little strange, but then I’ve grown them, so I wouldn’t expect anything perfect looking. I also managed to dig … Continue reading

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