Posted in June 2011

Blooms of June

Blooms of June

June has been rather a manic month for us, with lots of preparation for our final groundworks to be done here, alongside my more distant bridesmaid duties for my best friend, which took up rather more time than anticipated. Advertisements

Parade of Peas

Parade of Peas

We are growing four varieties of pea this year. Our early pea is ‘Excellenz’; a new variety for us. Their simple pure white flowers have already been drifting away to leave green pods plumping up in the sun – the first few should be ready to pick in the next day or two. Alongside these, … Continue reading

A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Over the weekend, my dad did a sterling job of digging out the invading weeds in the raspberry patch, while King of the Hill put in the first two tiers of a post and wire support for the two rows of summer-fruiting raspberries, and I finally tied up this year’s fruiting canes, just as the … Continue reading