Dusk today found me trying to haul out the last Forget-me-nots from the borders in the back garden. I've been getting a bit fed up of having to spend 1/2 hour afterwards picking the seeds off my fleece, and they give me a rash if I don't cover up, so this time I was stylishly attired in rubber gloves and sleeves wrapped in plastic bags strapped on with masking tape... nice. Note to self: next year pull them out before they set seed. The seed bank in the beds must be in hefty F-m-n credit by…Continue
Added by Rose Lennard on May 31, 2011 at 22:26 — No Comments
The water butts have long run dry, and feeling a bit guilty about watering the garden, not to mention thinking maybe we shouldn't have had a water meter fitted, we've started showering in the bath with the plug in and siphoning the water off afterwards for the garden. Surprising how much there is, certainly enough to make a difference. It's a bit of a faff, but it feels good not to be wasting all that perfectly re-usable water.
I also noticed that one of the veg beds which I had…Continue