Since ‘Gardeningish Weekend’, almost all of the vegetable crops have been planted. Bit by bit the old crops have been pulled out and the baby plants have made it into the ground. The Little Fulla helped me with a bunch of them and some were done after Miss Scarlet went to bed. All of the … More The Garden is Getting Full, But More Empty
Last weekend was Labour Weekend, the three-day weekend widely thought of as Gardening Weekend, as this is when it’s generally safe to plant tomatoes, cucurbits and a bunch of other summer things. Of course, I usually scoff at this notion because you can plant them earlier or later. It’s not like you’ve missed the boat … More Gardening Weekend?
We’ve had some warmer days here and it is oh, so nice. Or it was until it got stormy again. Despite being stuck in Level 3 again there is plenty to be grateful for. New life abounds as the trees grow their fresh green leaves, the cold frame fills with seedlings and from the brooder … More Getting Back to The Garden (And More Chicks)
Chickens The time for the Batch #2 eggs to go into lockdown had come. After candling on Day 8 there were only nine left that were given to broody Helen Cluck to sit on in her nestbox in Featherburn Lodge. For some reason all of Ninja’s were infertile. I cracked a few of her eggs … More Big Moves For The Babies