Robyn Wolfe's Blog – September 2009 Archive (4)

Getting organised

After so long as a lady of leisure its hard work! I have lettuces ready to prick out, the first of the tomatoes are up and the mice are having to find another home as I spread the compost. They have had fair warning!

Fennel, celery, celriac have popped out and there are onions to transplant. The goji plants look surprisingly well despite sitting in a small pot for more than an year. I grew them from seed of dried fruit! The yakon are on the move and the chooks have been restricted. Now I… Continue

Added by Robyn Wolfe on September 22, 2009 at 10:02am — No Comments

First in, first served?

I have a few seeds of a Peruvian chili...well, that's what I've been told. All I know is that it is a perennial and very hot. In the right climate it could be used as a hedge. Tokoroa is not the climate so I give them a chance in a much warmer - north - place. Any one interested?

Added by Robyn Wolfe on September 15, 2009 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Back to normal?

After arriving home from nearly 7 weeks holiday, the seed planting started but I've had a week out as my husband had a heart attack and had stents inserted. Lucky man - got home first!

I have planted about 15 types of flower seeds, trying to emulate some of the fantastic floral displays I saw in the streets of Rustington. Planted the first of the tomatoes in small pots and they're on the window sill in a sunny place.Will put eggplant and peppers in similar position. Tomorrow will be the… Continue

Added by Robyn Wolfe on September 12, 2009 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

I'm back!

From 36 degrees to -1! A bit of a shock. The garlic has come through with one weed so the carpet of leaves and grass clippings laid before planting works! Wind has caused some damage (Blue Peter rhodo has been blown over), lots of weeding to do, and seeds to plant. Well, I've cut my fingernails, will stop being a 'spoiled rotten lady' over the past few weeks at the places we've stayed, and it's back to work! Two highlights - the visit to Eden Project in Cornwall, and the Versailles replica at… Continue

Added by Robyn Wolfe on September 4, 2009 at 2:22pm — No Comments

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