Rain arrived late last night and continued till morning, the kitchen garden looks refreshed with a noticeable earthy aroma to
Look what I found today in the wildlife pond, what a lovely surprise for Easter Sunday! This makes 9 clumps of frog
With my laptop before me, sitting beside the tree, I wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a
Images from our garden smallholding.
The autumn equinox, the first day of autumn occurs today. Well hello pumpkins, chunky knits, soup and leaf kicking season!
We really enjoy our dog walks through the beautiful countryside surrounding the village. At this time of year the hedgerows
Now is the time I start planting garlic. According to the search stats finding my blog recently, the topic of how to grow
With plenty of pumpkins stored away I’ve been looking for recipes to make something a little different with them. This scrummy
Each year I grow a couple of extra pumpkins to carve for Halloween. Instead of scooping out the insides myself, I
Ok, it’s actually chickens in a garden trug, not a bucket. I just couldn’t resist the blog title. The muddy young pullets
My allotment plot and garden welcome many species of beneficial wildlife, such as hoverflies, lacewings, bees, ladybirds, butterflies (yes, butterflies
I spent a lovely afternoon at the allotment yesterday. A dull and chilly day but I didn’t feel the chill working on
Summer has truly packed up and left today. It sure is chilly outside. Crispy leaves desperately clinging for dear life to trees
My tomato seedlings are at the stage where they need to part company with their seedling buddies and move into larger accommodation
We haven’t done very well with growing carrots at the allotment, our plot in its 3rd year of being worked (previously
I found 3 fairy eggs and 1 normal size egg in total during the first 2 weeks of the new rescue hens being
Allotment Addicts is a photo sharing group on Flickr, created by little old me. If you upload photos to Flickr
A couple of weeks ago, following a storm, I found a little bird nest. Thankfully empty (with no sign of eggs
I usually plant my onion sets straight into the ground in spring, covering with a mesh frame to keep the birds
As a kid I was often told that the years fly by when you’re a grown up, and don’t they just.