Author: the garden cottage

The Garden Cottage 2011-03-15 15:22:00

We have just finalized the purchase of some land adjoining the our garden. The hens and bantams think they have died and gone to heaven. A friend has lent us some sheep to eat the grass down, when this is done we aim to plant some broad leaf trees.
I helped to organize a cheese and wine evening for St James church at the weekend, we raised £781.00 pounds but I’m still tired. Next thing up is the Inglewhite litter pick on the 22nd of this month, it usually rains, but heh ho we won’t melt as my dad used to say!
The stoats are getting more cunning we don’t see as much of them now, there seems to be lots of baby rabbits around. so long as they leave the hens alone they are welcome.

Autunm

Well at last hopefully this blog space is sorted. It’s been a funny old year, we have either been melting or drowning. The garden doesn’t seem to have suffered to much. We have had lots of visitors of the fur and feathered type,and oh yes humans as well.

Just now we are busy cutting back, everything seems to have put on a lot of growth this year. Like everyone else we have had a heaps of fruit, the vegetables, all did well as have the greenhouse brigade. Lots of our guests were able to share all of these things with us.

We had a very successful coffee morning raising lots of money to sponsor Mark our son and Donna our niece who both completed the Great North Run and raised between them around £2000,00 for Prostate Cancer Research.