Growing seeds – just like having babies, really.

Once again there seems to have been an election sized gap between blog posts. Sorry about that. The good news is, the seeds I planted a few weeks ago are emerging from the soil like wispy blades of grass. Carrots and parsnips are sprouting in wiggly lines (I could pretend this is to confuse the slugs, but really I'm just … [Read more...]

losing the plot in April

It was always going to be a challenge - three kids and an allotment. Not to mention the vagaries of the Spring weather and the general, well, Italianess of Unhusband. As usual for April, the only real success so far is the rhubarb, which is sprouting faster than I can in drench it in caster sugar. But I can't take much credit … [Read more...]