“Woah, We’re Halfway There…”**

Can you believe we’re halfway through the year already? These lockdown days are passing too quickly for me to keep track! Winter and spring flooding meant we got off to a slow start, but it’s been three months since the water receded and we’ve nearly finished addressing the storm and water damage.  Do you remember … More “Woah, We’re Halfway There…”**

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Gardening on a Boat

Gardening on a boat has its challenges. For a start space is at a premium, and everything has to be grown in pots, but there’s still a great joy to be had, and it’s lovely seeing how different boaters adapt to these challenging growing conditions. For us, home is a 60ft x 12ft narrowboat style … More Gardening on a Boat

Mystery PotHAYtoes!

I know it’s a terrible pun executed badly, but we live in strange times – if now isn’t a good moment to get distracted by awful puns, when is? As you might have guessed from the title we’ve been busy planting potatoes. We’re trying a new-to-us growing technique we discovered whilst watching a YouTube gardening … More Mystery PotHAYtoes!

‘The Country Tales with Rodderick & Mabel Rat and their Allotment Friends’ by Lynn Carter

I wanted to feature this book on my main blog rather than the review section because I can’t be impartial towards it. Under these circumstances, it wouldn’t be a fair review. Lynn, you see, is my friend and allotment neighbour and I’m really proud of her, and her journey to becoming a published writer. The … More ‘The Country Tales with Rodderick & Mabel Rat and their Allotment Friends’ by Lynn Carter