Monthly Archives: June 2013

Nearly an Outdoor Kitchen

We went to a garden centre and were seduced into buying some ready-started plants, thinking this might save us from having not got round to preparing the ground til mid June. We’ve put the peas in, but I’m afraid the … Continue reading

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More Happiness

Seriously, this place makes me unbelievably happy. It’s so movingly beautiful here in the sunshine and warmth. Alec and I worked on the second wall of the building while Elmo went to Buxworth to take apart the greenhouse and bring … Continue reading

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West Wall

Today I framed the west wall of the outdoor kitchen, ready to stand it up and triangulate it to the south and north base plates tomorrow (when, with any luck, the metal bits I’m waiting for will have arrived.) It … Continue reading

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Planting the Floor

I got garden fever and went to Gordon Rigg’s to get some little alpines to plant between the paving slabs yesterday. I probably should have waited until the rest of the building was built, but I couldn’t help it, I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elmo

A grand success of a birthday weekend. Cute, sweet, beautiful Elmo turned 51 in style with a polka-dot birthday cake and surrounded by load of friends. The weather was stunning, beautifully sunny but, for the most part, not too hot … Continue reading

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