Operation Plot Taming

April 26, 2012 at 9:19 pm 6 comments

So it’s old news now but as planned my folks came over just before Easter and we went to work at the allotment. George took a saw to the hawthorn tree and Dad wrestled with the spiky branches.  
Mum and I were on weeding duties until E woke and needed attending to so I got off lightly really! What sterling workers 😮

Entry filed under: allotment tales.

oh, chit … again plot taming … on hold!

6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Missus Tribble  |  April 27, 2012 at 11:15 am

    I’ve been laid up with a broken toe for the last four weeks, but I managed to sow some brassicas, plant some redcurrant bushes, prune the lemon verbena bushes and prune my Tradescantia houseplant before it happened!

    D has been sowing seeds for me (nasturtiums, marigolds, further brassicas) and showing me the progress (I may just have more capers than I bargained for this year!) but I miss getting my hands in the dirt.

    • 2. Nip it in the bud  |  April 27, 2012 at 8:19 pm

      ouch, poor you. Goodness though, what feats you’d achieve if you were up and about judging by what you’ve managed hopping on one foot!
      Husbands are wonderful garden helpers but it’s not the same watching someone else do it (and G doesn’t always appreciate the ‘directing’ I offer sometimes!)

  • 3. Fennel and Fern (@fennelandfern)  |  April 27, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    Wow, looks like you’ve been hard at work! Very impressive…

    • 4. Nip it in the bud  |  April 27, 2012 at 8:19 pm

      thank you, a great team effort :o) Sadly I suspect the weeds have grown back again by now!

  • 5. Misky  |  April 30, 2012 at 7:09 am

    Many hands make light work …. it looks like you managed to uncover some fabulous soil. 🙂

  • 6. Miss M  |  August 11, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    I hope you got G a power saw for Father’s Day. 😉


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