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First day of Spring

Don’t you just love this time of year? The days are getting warmer, wild flowers are out in abundance and the seedlings …

Phoenix in the greenhouse

On 23 August I decided to carry out an experiment. I’ve had a greenhouse for a while, but only ever used it …

I’ve been waiting..

…for the big freeze to come. It’s been the most ridiculously mild winter that, counter-intuitively, I am really late with my seed …

Right, this’ll fox ’em

In my ongoing battle with the wasps I’m going to try this thing. It claims to “create a large wasp-free zone without …

Ready in a jiffy

My pal Colleen brought me a present. It was a bag of Jiffy Coco pellets. They are for growing seeds in and …

No sooner begun….

….than brought to a grinding halt. We have snow forecast for the next couple of days, so I’m drooling over seed merchant …

What an autumn!

I gave up trying to garden from mid September until now for two reasons. On the night of 18 September we had …

An odd start to the year

January was marked by being wet and mild. This is our first winter here, so I don’t know if it is usual …

Lots done today

It was the most beautiful, calm and mild day so I set to clearing out weeds from the bed by the garage …

It may be winter outside

….but in my heart it’s spring*. We returned to La Caumette after spending Christmas and New Year a few kilometres down the …