Category Archives: Gardening

The birds and the bees

Don’t get excited this is not a blog about “50 shades of Grey” or any of the other books in the trilogy. Although I have to say I am enjoying “50 sheds of grey” on Twitter! There has been another break in the wet weather, which allowed me a couple of solitary hours on the allotment …

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Something is growing and Beehaving badly!

Lousy weather in the UK continues to hamper my plans for allotment domination, however there is something growing and growing fast. Unfortunately that thing is GRASS! I have had to take action and managed to source a second-hand petrol lawnmower, which I finally managed to collect this week. I don’t remember what make it is, but …

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Allotment Love – part deux

I was looking through some snaps on my iPhone.( I call them snaps because they are not great quality and I blame the camera and the user equally for that!) It occurred to me that it could be very easy to become overwhelmed with the amount of work involved in this allotment lark. I have …

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Catch up

It’s been a month since my last post! Wow what a busy month it has been, although being busy isn’t the reason for the lack of posts. I feel that I need to defend myself on the writing front. It is more a matter of technology than time. My OH did an amazing thing at …

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Allotment love

I have not blogged for ages! I don’t know why other than I might have been a bit busy. Today has been a busy one in our household. It hasn’t rained in our lovely part of East Yorkshire – for a change! So we have been able to keep to our plans for the allotment. …

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Spring is in the air!

The weather in the UK has been unseasonably warm recently, so we have been slightly distracted in our household. Our new obsession is ……gardening! I have had my name on the waiting list for an allotment with the local council for about 18 months. I wasn’t holding out much hope because when I registered the …

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Originally posted on the doodle house:
Blast those nincompoops who told us, as children, that gardening is as simple as dropping a seed in a hole and splashing it with water. Maybe that’s the case in the Northwest, but here in Texas it’s just not that simple…especially when you’re talking about seed starting. Heath’s been…

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