Lynn's Blog – December 2009 Archive (3)

Clearing more space

Yep...exactly that! Clearing more space. Such a small area I have with this wee flat, but most of what was here before needs to go to make way for food...vegetables, fruit, herbs. I won't be touching the larger shrubs/trees, but I have taken out the small ones (and recycled, where possible) and a large conifer will be removed when the vegetables around it are finished...about February. So today I have been clearing more space along the side fence. There's plenty of work to do before it's… Continue

Added by Lynn on December 7, 2009 at 6:28pm — 1 Comment

Rain's stopped

YAY! The garden has had a very deep soaking for the past 4 or 5 days, and is thriving well. Now that the rain has stopped, though, it's nice to be able to do some work on the garden itself. I have removed the spent sugar snap pea vines, spinach and broad leafed cress which bolted. I picked some veges for myself and for M.E., and that's left some gaps in the garden too. I've trowelled those squares over and will top up with compost and replant during the week. The yellow beans (black seeds) are… Continue

Added by Lynn on December 5, 2009 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Acquisitions

The past couple of days, though not productive IN the garden, due to rain and cold weather, have been very productive in acquiring accessories to and for the garden. I have purchased, for $1 each, a couple of white hand basins, complete with taps and they're going to look great, planted up and placed in the garden. I will do the same with a stainless steel laundry sink, when it arrives...that will be either for/to contain my angelica...or for watercress, I haven't decided yet. And again,… Continue

Added by Lynn on December 4, 2009 at 8:35pm — 2 Comments

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