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  On Monday Lewis, Thomas and I weeded and thinned out some of the fruit on the fruit trees. The yield varies dramatically between trees, feast or famine. Some of the productive trees got...
Grass growing
Grass growing
  wisteria The rain did last most of the day on Monday, giving the beds a much needed soak. The grass responded with sudden growth, in the absence of Chris we must keep on top...
8th-15th May
8th-15th May
The working week running from 8th-12th May had similar themes to previous week: Sowing veg. seeds, indoors and out doors; tending to propagated plants in the greenhouse; cutting grass and weeding. The continued dryness...
Another dry week
Another dry week
It’s a busy time of year in the garden, people have been busy sowing veg. seeds directly into the soil, weeding and potting on bedding plants. The dryness has continued, the earth is cracked...
Where are the Amisfield Chocolate Mines?
Where are the Amisfield Chocolate Mines?
Brilliant blue sky and bright warm sunshine brought out the solitary bees at Amisfield this morning. There were two particular bees that I was looking for, the Chocolate Mining Bee and the Marsham’s Nomad...
Edibles sowed
Edibles sowed
The week of the 17th was windy and very dry so we had to water a lot. The newly planted broad beans were at risk of drying out, flowering and dying before they’d fully...
Decking complete
Decking complete
  It’s been a mild and showery week peppered with spots of sunshine. The compass school were in on Monday, I planted garlic with them in the greenhouse. It’s late for a garlic sowing,...