Monthly Archives: March 2013

Gardening in the snow

Every year for the last few, I have sent for some “early start-beat the hungry gap”  plants from Marshalls. The idea of this is to put in 48 little plants brassica plants in late March so that they are ready

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Planting

It’s been a good Good Friday, as despite the STILL freezing east wind , the sun has shone and we have been out doing some gardening. We’ve got more potatoes out in beds that had been covered with plastic and

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Eggs

A good day for egg sales, lots of passing traffic on their way to Tesco or Waitrose to stock up for Easter. Decided to put out some of todays eggs out today that I would normally put out tomorrow,then tomorrow

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Who wet the bed?!

Don’t you just hate it when a hot-water bottle leaks and you wake to find a wet patch in the bed. This was a new hottie and no signs of perishing or splits so the screw up stopper must have

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Tuesday 26th Snow on ground- waiting for more?

On the radio this morning they were talking about how weather forecasts have changed since the war. The weather lady said that the 30 day outlook was for below average temps right through. My reaction was OH NO!!!!. The only

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Still cold and windy

We still have a vicious east wind and the forecast is for 2 more weeks. Thank heavens for our free wood supply. I potted up lots of the tomato plants but the greenhouse is too draughty so I’m putting them

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Snow and gales

Snow overnight and gales have blown the snow into buildings and drifts. The water onto the campsite is frozen and has been turned off. Will this weather ever end? Our 60 new hens are inside in the hay shed, we

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