Another morning spent on the allotment today, and yet more tidying and sorting out to do. The shed I have on my plot is plastic and old. The door is falling off and to keep it shut I have to tie string around it. Why I didn’t take it down the tip last year I don’t know, but I don’t like change and will keep something until it’s clearly had enough. But today I was brave and emptied out my old shed and broke it down. I had a car full of other stuff, so it’ll have to go down the tip tomorrow. The weather is colder than it’s been, so there I was in my wooly hat pootling along very happily. As I was clearing out my shed I came across some stuff down the bottom that I had completely forgotten was there. Namely a sad pair of wellies. They are a little past it and have been squashed past all recognition so I think they’ll need to go to the great welly boot puddle in the sky.
Then when I finally got to the bottom of the shed and cleared everything out, I realised what a mess the shed was in. It’s only when you clean out your shed you realise how much rubbish you’ve accumulate since the last time you sorted it out. I think it’s been about 3 years since I last sorted out this shed, so a note to myself….tidy shed every year. There were some massive spiders that had made their homes in the bottom of the shed, now they’ll have to scurry on somewhere else to find a new place to live. The slugs and snail, well I really don’t care where they go as long as they don’t eat my plants.