A Garden Spruce Up 2

June 9, 2022 Chris Malme 0

More on my back garden. The gardeners who laid my front lawn also did two heavy jobs for me in the back. They emptied all my vegetable troughs – which were still half-filled with clay, from the gardeners we no longer mention – and they laid down more gravel around the troughs.

New Lawn

June 9, 2022 Chris Malme 0

As mentioned before, I had gardeners here mid-May, and their main job was to lay a new lawn.

Quick Spring Planting

January 27, 2022 Chris Malme 0

Further to my last post; of course, having my veg troughs emptied in May is going to somewhat limit my planting schedule this year. So I have ordered seeds for some quick-growing plants, which I might hope to get into the soil in March and harvest by the beginning of May.

All change for 2022!

January 27, 2022 Chris Malme 0

In May, I have some gardening help booked in to arrive, with two major jobs to do. One is relaying my front lawn, which is totally disgusting. The other major job they are doing is topping up the gravel around my vegetable area, and digging out my vegetable troughs. But I am also thinking of rearranging them.

Brussels Sprouts!

February 21, 2021 Chris Malme 0

I’ve just gone through all the plants, only picking the good firm sprouts, and not worrying about any that weren’t – they went in the garden waste with the plants.

Even so, I have a ridiculous amount of sprouts. Far too many to eat before they go bad.

More Green Tomatoes

October 13, 2020 Chris Malme 0

I’ve been harvesting the odd tomato here and then, as the ripen on the vine, but I have now given up and stripped my plants of the remaining tomatoes. Which are actually quite a few.

Last Broccoli From The Garden

September 30, 2020 Chris Malme 0

Having finished up all the good broccoli heads from the garden during the summer, the plants kept giving. Once the heads were taken, the offshoots start flowering – broccoli spears.


August 28, 2020 Chris Malme 1

As mentioned on my Facebook page a few days ago, high winds knocked over my tomato plants. Quite a few branches broken, but non of the main stems. I stood them up again and did a quick tidy the day after, which yielded me a small bag of green tomatoes […]