May 2013

At Last The Beans Are In

May 29, 2013 by dave   Comments (4)

Putting beans in and it pouring down with rain hopefully it should settle them in as long as not too cold for em.

Bean frame all finished ready for the beans (Weather permitting)

May 27, 2013 by dave   Comments (1)

Here it is Mk 4 version with the addition of drilled holes and cable ties at top replacing string and knots. Makes it easy to position canes.

The advantages of this design are.

1: It allows rain and light to get to the plants better.

2: When the beans are ready to pick they hang outside the frame making it easier to harvest them.

Bean frame almost completely finished.

May 25, 2013 by dave   Comments (4)

Got the rest of the bean frame completed and all painted (picture shows almost finished) It is temporarily screwed half way to enable easy painting.

The onions and garlic doing well

My Automatic watering timer arrived today.

May 18, 2013 by dave   Comments (4)

My auto watering timer came today the tubing and microdrippers to follow.  A more reliable and eficient way of watering great for holidays.

The Timer unit in situ now

The new tomato plants

Beans coming on great

May 16, 2013 by dave   Comments (3)

G's beans doing great 

Got the plot weed free where the beans have got to go dig trench tomorrow put compost in

Here is the trench with the compost in

Two More Jobs Done at Plot

May 6, 2013 by dave   Comments (1)

Got my potatoes planted and cleared compost bin ready for new brew of the good stuff.

Compost for the spuds

Compost in already for spuds

Spuds in at last

G how about that then digging her plot over at 81YEARS OLD my neighbour Pauline

Here she is

Things looking good in greenhouse & plot

May 5, 2013 by dave   Comments (1)

G your beans are bursting with life

Isn't mother nature marvellous

The new potato bed before and after. Strawberry plants to be moved  + creeping buttercup to dig out

The new home for the strawberries

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