Tuesday, 7 April 2009

First potatoes in.

Potatoes - tucked up and ready to grow!

Yes I know we're probably late in getting them in, but at least they are in. At last. A full bed of potatoes, our first proper planting. We also have all the tyres planted with courgettes, lettuce, carrots, cauliflower, beetroot, spring onions and mixed salad leaves. So at last the potential of our very own food. 

 Yesterday the sun shone all day (contrary to all weather forecasts) and more pond edge clearing went on. Its coming on quite nicely now and we have almost got one side clear. The brambles are winning and we both have sore arms from all the nasty thorns, but when you step back at the end of the day and look at what you have achieved you do get that special 'buzz' that almost compensates!! 

 The sun is out again this morning and as we are about to have a power cut, (planned for necessary maintenance work) I will sign off, pick up my gloves and get back to the pond. 

 Have a lovely day. 

 Sue xx


  1. Oh it doesn't matter if they're late does it Sue? I put daffy bulbs in late Feb and now they are flowering! Off to read about your pond as I didn't have time the other day xx

  2. Nope I agree with pipany, just about getting around the old allotment, when you look at other plots panic sets in....better late than never, all looks very lovely.

    lynn x

  3. we are still a month away from planting our veggie garden here in Canada.....

    Gill in Canada


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