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  1. Blackberry Bonanza

    by , 01-08-2009 at 07:28 PM
    Went blackberrying today, not done this since I was a kid.

    Visited 3 sites but the 2ND one was more fruitful.

    I have in total just over 2kg of berries, now washed and in the freezer.

    All this for some Blackberry Jelly. Need to stock up on sugar and jars now.

    The peas have finished, I picked 19 Cucumbers from Greenhouse yesterday.

    So far I've not got any tomato's anywhere near ready, and now its August already. I think ...
  2. Blueberry Delight

    by , 30-07-2009 at 07:43 PM
    Picked all ripe Blueberry's tonight, the Blackbird was hurling itself at the bush so I new they were ready.

    Found a recipie for Blueberry muffins and got started. They are bliss. Sadly all the Blueberries are used up now, so its time to get the catalogues out to pick another plant me thinks.
  3. pressure washing and rubbers

    by , 27-07-2009 at 03:48 PM
    I've just given the greenhouse a blast over with the pressure washer and so much gunk came out of the channels not sure why I even bothered with the scrubbing brush the other day.

    After that I gave the rubber thingies a wipe over then started to replace them, they seem to be going back in easy enough probably because they've got nice and soft after being left on the trailer tent cover.
  4. The rain is such a pain.

    by , 26-07-2009 at 06:17 PM
    The last of the peas have been picked, and the 1st of the French Climbing bean have been picked, cooked and eaten.

    Difficult to get into the greenhouse due to all the Cucumber foliage and burgening tomato plants, however the average temp at the moment is quite cool so I am having to shut the greenhouse up at night.!

    I cannot mow the lawn due to persistent rain today most of day. It's so long now i have to attach a tether to the cat when it goes out.!
  5. A greenhouse at last

    by , 24-07-2009 at 02:17 PM
    Yesterday my next door neighbour GAVE me a greenhouse So no more growing my toms in the kitchen window and filling the rest of the window sills with seedlings.

    I spent the day scrubbing the moss and stuff of the frame, I think it will need a pressure washer to get the all the gunk out the nooks and crannies.

    There's a lot to do even before we get the base made, like moving a car that's been stood for 12 years