Monthly Archives: May 2015

Retail Therapy

Slightly hard day. So I had to stop at a garden centre and buy an expensive, mature wisteria to cheer myself up. I will build a pergola for it to be trained across, in an arch across the steps down … Continue reading

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New Shed and Bees

Christopher’s  work weekend turned out pretty good. Could have been a little warmer and sunnier, but we sure got a lot done. We finally moved the “dance floor” which was built originally to be the floor of a basic outdoor … Continue reading

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Crimson King

Not much to report, because most of my job right now is on the computer, discussing sanitation and drainage with a consultant at CAT and exchanging emails with my lovely engineer regarding slab floors and thermal mass for passive solar … Continue reading

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It’s Pretty Awesome Having Volunteers

We’ve cruised through so many gardening tasks in the last few days. It’s amazing having two really good, motivated, hard-working volunteers on site. The vegetable patch, which will be half vegetables, half flowers this year, is two thirds dug over … Continue reading

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Gravel and New Volunteers

Two new volunteers, Kim and Andra, arrived last night, and straight away this morning I handed them a shovel each and made them move ten tons of gravel down the hill. They took it very well. We all worked at … Continue reading

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