Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Monday, June 29, 2009


And whaddya wanna bet, they'll ALL ripen at the EXACT SAME MOMENT!

I didn't really think this through when I was buying the plants...
Tomatoes, anyone?

Saturday, June 27, 2009


The view from my desk looking right.
Some of the roses were replanted to make room for the NEW FOUNTAIN going in the front.

When I look out this window, it's like nature's handing me a bouquet!

Thursday, June 25, 2009


Ok the gardener wasn't kidding when he told me the courgettes/zucchini and cucumbers would take over!

Monday, June 22, 2009


Well, I thought I had an excuse, having had surgery, but if Helen can do all that involves getting married...

Anyhoo, another effort begins, and today I picked:

Home grown!! yay me.

Tomorrow comes a picture of it's having taken over the veggie bed. Oh dear.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


My favorite lettuce has now bolted [insert joke here]. That really means when it shoots up in a stalk, apparently thinking it's finished and now time to seed, and it goes bitter. Ah well.
I've still got tomatoes coming, other lettuce plants, etc.

I am a bit concerned about that zucchini/courgette.

Monday, June 8, 2009


This may look like a very mundane picture, but it represents a HUGE achievement: AFTER A YEAR AND A HALF, and two solid weeks' of hard, manual, detailed labour, I CAN NOW PUT MY CAR IN THE GARAGE!!!

This is huge people. Huge. A car has not been able to fit in that garage for... 20+ years?!