It’s finally warmed up enough for me to begin planting my seeds. Spinach is still going from last year, but since I had so much success with the courgettes I’ve planted those again. Sunflowers again too, those for the bees and the birds rather than for me. I’ve put in a few beetroot seeds, not… Continue reading Springtime
So I haven’t really blogged in a while, and it’s as nothing really has been happening. Except my spinach is getting huge! The gardening has pretty much come to a stop for winter, I do have the spinach and some carrots planted. There is still sunflowers out, but only just and the bees have now… Continue reading Update
Well September has come around, and this year seems to have passed by so quickly. I’ve almost emptied my freezer, so that will be defrosted next week hopefully. Then it’s a case of looking at what I need to buy to refill the freezer, I definitely want to focus on trying out new recipes and… Continue reading September is here
It’s apple picking time, and I need to find ways of using them up. I had the dehydrator going overnight full of sliced apples and I’ll do another load today or tonight, however I’m going to run out of jars soon! That’s just the eating apples too, there’s also loads of cooking apples that have… Continue reading Apples to Apples
Well my sunflowers are taking their time, one came out a few weeks ago and then nothing, til yesterday when one started to come out, hopefully over the next few days I’ll have it out properly and others might follow suit. Maybe I should have thinned them out and they might have flowered quicker, but… Continue reading Spinach and Sunflowers
So my plants have done well, I’ve already taken two off the cucumber plant that there’s another two ready to be picked. There were a lot of flowers on it so I was worried that I would have too many to use, but it’s been good so far. I’ll take one off later today and… Continue reading I have food!
So here’s the plants that I mention before, on the left the cucumber plant, which has one flower in bloom and several others almost there. I’m loving seeing it grow, I’ve never grown it before and I’ll admit to not expecting anything to happen as I’m not too good at keeping plants alive, but… Continue reading They’re growing up!