Garden Diary

 
August open day
August open day
  The open day last Saturday was great fun and well attended. Thankfully the weather was good to us. We made £890 from tea, cake and produce sales. Thanks for every bodies help. Also...
Haddington in Bloom
Haddington in Bloom
  The weather continues to be variable. Rain and showers punctuated by warm periods of sunshine, good weather for weeds to grow. Thursday was the Judging day for Haddington in Bloom. Much of the...
BBQ and Semi ripe Cuttings
BBQ and Semi ripe Cuttings
  The barbecue last Saturday was great fun and well attended. It’d be good to have another one soon. The weather remains changeable, rain then sun allows weeds to flourish, so we’ve been doing...
July 10th- July 21st 2017
July 10th- July 21st 2017
    The garden has been busy over the last 2 weeks: A week ago last Thursday there was a walk and talk group from the library that had an evening visit; there was...
The Start of July
The Start of July
  Apart from a wet Tuesday the weather has been mostly ok this week; a little overcast and humid and I wouldn’t mind a rise of a few degrees in temperature and some more...
A wet week
A wet week
This week was mostly wet. Monday was dry and Friday drizzled, Wednesday was dry for most of the day, whereas Tuesday was wet for most of the day, Thursday had relentless heavy rain and...
  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...