Week 18 – Year 2

8th June – 18th June 2009

Maintenance

The weather allow for a new splash of paint on the shed’s door, the before and after look did make a difference…. started on the 4th of June and finished on 18th of June, took 2 weeks……

after paint w18y2

Flower Power

The scents to the head and beauty to the eyes are phenomenal at this time of the year….

Sweet Peas

sweet peas 1

Poppies

poppies w18y2

I predict the next few weeks will be busy picking and cooking and eating all the produces….

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Week 26

3 Aug – 10 Aug 2008 Rain drops keep falling on my head…… this song has been spinning round the whole week synchronise with the weather, we have very humid wet days.  This affect most plants to puff up and the warm sunny spell in short appearance really did stimulate the growth too.  Besides busy at the plot, I have to whiz up a birthday roast for handy man, I would not miss the open ceremony of the Olympic Game too….. I shall glue in front the screen for my favourite sports for a while in the coming two weeks…. really where to find time to dig my plot…..

Highlights of this week

Flower power

The real bloom is catching up in this wet and humid plus the sudden sunny spell weather, you can see that all flowering and vegetating are doing all right…..

French runner beans

New Project of this week

Shed

The intended shed relocation has started rolling, catch in between wet and dry spell, hopefully will be fixed it next week…..

Pumpkin supporter

After harvesting and cut down the worn out sweet peas, the tripod use as the mini pumpkin support…..

Produces of this week

Beans and cabbages, beetroot and carrots…. eat as much as my hearty please….

Bits & Pieces

I have caught some glimpse of other plotter’s progress in their achievement…..very interesting, lot of successes except for one….

Week 25

28 July – 2 Aug 2008

July and August, my most busy time of the year and every years besides the Christmas…..this is because both my children birthdays are within two weeks, summer breaks means hosting their friends and our friends and relatives….. and come to realise that this is the high time of the allotment too, well isn’t it wonderful that life is so full of events that boredom is unthinkable ……………..

Highlight of this week

Tomato

The tomato plants ‘money maker’ starting its ripening process …………

Sweet corn

So does the first crop of sweet corns, the rain can help to puff up ………

Courgette

Courgettes are harvesting in large, both quantity and sizes, about to run out with recipes to do with them……

Mini Pumpkin

They are puffing up in sizes …………….

Flower power

Gladioli now in full bloom and so does marigolds and sweet peas, keeping all the flying insects frenzies …

Produces of this week

Lots of produces these days, still the fast eating cannot match up with the rate of produces……look at my turnip, like a football, took us four meals the consume it… stew, tarts,stir fry…..yum yum….

New project – shed

Bought a second hand half shed from John’s plot, ending up working full force in building from foundation, thanks both the handy man and JCB to contribute their strength and time…… just watch this space in the coming weeks …..

New plants of this week

January King

Put in six January King cabbages…….

Bits & Pieces

Just for inform, the first time seeing the flower form of globe artichoke …