Monthly Archives: June 2009

23.6.39.

Overcast & drizzle but somewhat less cold. Did nothing in garden. Wallflowers sown 19.6.39 (in frame) beginning to show & carnations sown a day earlier also germinating. Thanks to the rain, a few carrots beginning to sprout in what were … Continue reading

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22.6.39.

Cold all day & very windy. Dense mist in the morning. Did nothing in garden. 14 eggs.

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21.6.39.

Cold, windy & some drizzle. Fire in the house all day. Did nothing out of doors. Did not put the goats out, owing to cold. Perennial Canterbury Bell (very poor flower) is well out. 11 eggs. Sold 40 @ 2/2 … Continue reading

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20.6.39.

Fine in the morning, thunderstorm & fairly heavy rain in the afternoon. Earth too wet to do much. Started preparing place for a row of broccoli. Peonies almost out. Rambler (yellow) well out. 16 eggs Mould° for concrete slabs. The … Continue reading

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19.6.39.

Fine most of the morning, raining most of the afternoon. Not cold. Ground now too wet to do much in garden. Put out runner beans to fill up gaps in row, sowed sweet williams & wallflowers, mended frame, substituting windolite … Continue reading

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18.6.39.

Fine in the morning, raining fairly heavily most of the afternoon. The first ripe strawberry today. In spite of the net the birds are already getting at the partially ripe ones. K’s milk still down, only about 1 quart today. … Continue reading

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17.6.39.

Fine, fairly warm. Sowed carnations (mixed perennial). Put roofing felt on henhouse. Paid for felt 9d a yard. Both goats’ milk badly down, no doubt owing to being unable to graze yesterday. Being indoors also seems to affect their appetite … Continue reading

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