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Garden – May 2022

29/05/2022 Leave a comment

It’s all about germination and May 2022 was a microcosm of it all. Salad leaves and garden mint, slow and both have been reseeded. Tomato seeds, all germinated and are growing well. Peppers and Cucumbers, a very mixed bag. Radish, fast and a hundred percent. The lawn is looking better and all the Potatoes are growing well. Mind you, I think that’s a lot to do with the weather. May was raining days then summery sunny day. Of course the best growing were the weeds yet again. However, twas ever thus.

For Saturday 16 April 2022

16/04/2022 Leave a comment

The Saturday Wrap for 16 April 2022. Lawn mowed, another hard frost, Windows Camera, first signs, Tea Urn, Flat battery, FAMS3, Malvern Tyres, Fixes, Hot Spring Sun, more planting, Chase and Good Friday Dry Diag. #Pontypridd #SaturdayWrap

Garden – March 2022

27/03/2022 Leave a comment

And we are off. Multiple containers of Casablance (first earlies), Stuttgarter to make up for the Summer Onions who did not make it through the winter. Radish, which have already germinated, various Spring Onions, some of which have already germinated. Chives (a first), Salad Leaves, Mint, Lemon Basil and some new Everbearing Strawberries on the way. The lawn has been left unmown as it is still patching. The weather hot days with a touch of overnight frost. Cooler weather in early April forecast.

For Saturday 26 March 2022

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The Saturday Wrap for 26 March 2022.  Wash and Planting. Radish are already up, Trangia cooking in the Garden, Warm and Frosty, The Norris, Spring Statement, Wales beat Austria, Almost no Masks, Lose Voice, Onion Sets. #Bedwas  #SaturdayWrap

For Saturday 05 March 2022

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The Saturday Wrap for 05 March 2022.  Chips Up, Purple Tiny Beer, Mow & Patch Lawn, Planting, Meal Deals, Liz Truss, 1000 days, Dai Day, Spoons Up, Apple, TV License, 8th, 95p, Covid Law, Picard. #Bedwas  #SaturdayWrap

Garden – June 2021

06/06/2021 Leave a comment

Where April started, May completed and it was a cold wash out as well. June has actually introduced Summer and I find myself hoping for more overnight rain. So due to May, everything planted out is at least two weeks behind. The earlies are just showing the first signs of flowering and it’s out with the watering can every morning to keep things going.  The first of the bush tomatoes were planted out ten minutes before the video was taken and the Cucumbers will be following then spoon. The weeds in the garden are a constant headache and I’m pulling them up every night, not that you can tell.


For Saturday 20 March 2021

20/03/2021 Leave a comment
The Saturday Wrap for 20 March 2021. Murray Walker, Lawn maintenance, Planting in tubs, Bitcoin, Bio Ethanol, Jabbed in the Arm, Vaccines.  #Bedwas #SaturdayWrap

Garden – June 2020

07/06/2020 Leave a comment
May 2020 was very dry, hot and very sunny. June 2020 so far it’s turning out to be a standard British Summer with some spells of rain stop play already. The Plum tree was dead and I’m slowly removing the branches and the trunk. I’m going to get some stump remover in September with maybe a new Plum or Cherry tree next Spring. Ripe Strawberries arrived just before the 01st of June and I’m having one or two every night. The garden which I was going to cover in weedkiller is now full of Potatoes, those I did not dig up last year are now coming back to feed me. Lots of Spring Onions, Onions, Tomatoes and Cucumber are well on the way to be providing my tea. Slightly less locked down.

Garden – April 2020

05/04/2020 Leave a comment

March was a funny month as I’m sure you all can guess. So with the fence being mostly down and the Corona Virus, nothing much happened. However the fence is now back up, I have 13 seed potatoes (Red Duck of York) planted in various bags and containers. However, I’m now out of compost and I can’t just pop out to get some. The Summer Onions are coming on well and I’ve planted some maincrop sets to replace those that failed. On the indoor front. I have planted, White an Red Spring Onions, Lemon Basil and Garden Mint. Oh and I think we are having a drought. 2020 is turning out to be one hell of a year.

Garden – May 2018

20/05/2018 Leave a comment

Summer in Spring

And it’s almost a drought

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