Up at 5am. First trip to lotty with two courgette plants.
Then dog walked and papers fetched. Took pooch back home. 2nd trip to Lotty with tray with about 30 odd runner bean plants in it. Got to get everything out and in this week it's all go to get greenhouse set up before hols.
Went back in the evening got the beans and the courgettes in - did a bit of weeding - all good stuff
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Up reet early. Took some more stuff to lotty. Took wee pooch a walk up town got papers. got into work in good time. got away about 4.20. Took pooch a walk through the big meadow - got a picture of a comma butterfly which we saw on the walk.
Went up lotty again - got bean rown on number 13 sorted, got some french beans in, Got sweet corn on number 7 in. Got a couple of pumpkins in, one on 7, one on 13. Still some more to come.
Wednesday 24th May 2017
Up before 5am. Watering lotty at just gone 5am. Dog walk papers fetched. Took marigolds to lotty ready for planting tonight. All good stuff into the office nice and early too! Did a shift at the lotty after taking little dog a walk through the big meadow.
Got a load of stuff in the ground and got everything mowed.
Thursday 25th May 2017
Did a load of tidying in greenhouse to get irrigation system in place (didn't quite manage to get irrigration but have got space now to actually do it!. Then did another shift at the lotty until it was too dark to do any more got loads planted but ran out of time and light to get the second lot of sweetcorn in.
Friday 26th May 2017
Up at the crack of dawn (and I mean the crack - 4:30am). Took pooch up to the lotty and we got to it. Got the sweetcorn in.
|Sweet corn on 13, till half a bed for something else|
|Sun coming over the hill and lighting up 7 - all watered by now.|
Got everything watered and all the watering cans are full too for last watering - all seven of em. Into the office for 7.40am
Got out of the office a bit earlier at 3.30pm did loads of jobs at home in preparation for going on hols. Gig at the Old Star Uttoxeter so set off for there at 7ish. Went okay although had some jip getting a good sound from 18" floor Tom. Got home between 1.30 and 2.00am
Saturday 27th May 2017
Up at 4.30am off to lotty with la pooch. Tidied up and watered everything to within a inch of its life. Have got nephew Ben looking after em in the week and hoping for a bit of rain. Car all loaded up and then off to Welsh Wales. 5 hours or so later finally arrived. A bit grey. Dug some bait but was so knackered I had a kip and woke up at 5am with dog whining at the door. Never mind!!
Sunday 28th May 2017
Up at the crack with la pooch. Did a few parish Council emails.