Saturday, 27 April 2013

Well, it is still April, what did we expect?!

We may have been thinking that it's been a slow year, but April is proving to be just as we'd expect - full of April showers.
Time to go!
Jamie was digging plot 8B yesterday and got caught in hail and snow showers and today we didn't do any better! In between there was some lovely sunshine but it felt chilly (8°) and the nights are still cold, 0° last night.
Our plants are enjoying the weather though. The onions have green shoots and the salad seeds sown last week have germinated.
We're really pleased with the rhubarb, this is the original Victoria which we were concerned about in February - it's certainly made up for it over the last couple of weeks; it seems to grow before our eyes!
Today we were doing HAHA work; changing a couple of empty plots and making a path between them. We'll seed the path tomorrow and then we can get back to our plots. We need to get our little greenhouse up so we can get some more seeds sown.
 

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  1. Rhubarb crumble for Sunday dinner then.

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    1. Ah, perhaps the photo makes it look bigger than it is in real life. But we should be able to get a stick for the rhubarb vodka :-)
      It's spreading well though and should be great by next year - we understand we should give it a year left to its own devices

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