So far, January has been kind to gardeners who want to spend time outside. Each weekend has so far delivered sunny and relatively warm days. Winter in the East of England can be pretty unpredictable, so using these sunny days is essential so winter tasks can be done, especially those that benefit from less foliage….
These last few weeks have been surreal. We’ve spent most weekends helping to clear out my wife’s grandparents house which is being sold. The whole experience is sad but at the same time fascinating to see so much history in one place.
We have had a warm late September weekend and I have taken the opportunity to get some work done in the garden before things change and autumn really kicks in.
I’m a month behind. I have a load of excuses. Its been cold, its rained….a lot, and its snowed in March just when I wanted to get on with sowing seeds. I could also blame work, and I have done. I’ve told myself that all these things have stopped me from getting on with things…