The top corner project – part 2 – 19/10/2020

Three dumpy bags of local quarry stone were carefully lowered onto our neighbour's parking area on Friday. I set to work straight away, wheeling it in my trusty wheelbarrow up to the top end of the garden. Two tonnes were shifted on Friday afternoon, the remaining tonne on Saturday morning. Our estate was built 40…

The top corner project – part 1 – 11/10/2020

It was 29th September that I showed the sheet disappearing from the polytunnel that has adorned the top corner of our garden since 2014. I knew at the time that it wasn't going to get any easier. The tunnel came down very easily, was transported up to my allotment and erected without incident. I had…

Begonias in the garden – 4/10/2020

Around this time last year I did a post on Begonias. It was getting to the end of a growing season during which I'd been experimenting further with planting out some supposedly hardy begonias as well as some that I knew would need lifting again before the winter. I have repeated and extended my experimentation…