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Soggy, soggy, soggy!!

After all the rain, Plot 100 is a pond again. There are lots standing puddles on the grassy half and most of the woodchip paths I dug earlier are flooded.  I suppose it will be squelchy till Spring now. One corner of the shed is very wet inside. I’ve dug […]

Hello from Italy

Since I have to check in for work, I thought I’d stop by here too. San Clemente is beautiful right now – warm and sunny and I can’t help but feel very happy we got the right week to not be in the UK. I hope everyone’s sheds and various […]

Storm readiness

One last visit before a week away in Italy. And with a storm looming which may or may not be another Michael Fish moment. I am a little worried! So I’ve left my new path unfinished, screwed the shed roof to the frame (thanks for the tip Alan!), huddled all […]

Work party weekend

Again, only a few hours at the plot this weekend. And flat batteries in the drill means I didn’t get any further with bed construction. Still, I’ve emptied one of the culticaves of mouldy tomatoes and need to take it home for washing out and packing away for next year. And […]

Still can’t grow a decent swede

It’s getting crowded in here: 5 chillies on the bedroom windowsill, 4 more on the landing with 2 cape gooseberries for company, 2 aubergines in the spare room (with fruit on *smugface*). Him Indoors just sighs now. Which is good, because there are 2 habaneros and 2 lemondrops still up in […]

Great Chilli Rescue

It was a very quick trip this morning to start the Great Chilli Rescue – sneaking pots of plants into the flat and onto the landing. I brought home 3 […]

Beetroot cake, anyone?

Fabulous day at the plot – sunny and a little breezy. I don’t think that the tomatoes are going to last much longer, so I’m cutting branches to pick the fruit. The plants look knackered. I picked and picked, but there are still so many left! It’s been such a […]