Monthly Archives: December 2009

7.12.39

Very hard frost last night, which did not begin to thaw till after-noon. Thick mist in the evening. Mr R. turns over the frosted ground, digging the frost in, which he says kills the wireworms etc. 9 eggs.

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6.12.39

Cold last night but no frost. Today fine & cold. 5 eggs. Sold 1 score @ 4/2.

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5.12.39

Windy, overcast & decidedly cold. Some sloes still on the bushes. Plovers sitting on the ground & crying. 10 eggs.

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4.12.39

Heavy rain in the early part of last night, then frost. A little rain this morning. Windy & cold. 10 eggs, Sold 1 score @ 4/4.

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3.12.39

Frost last night. Today fine, windy, coldish. The common lane waterlogged almost knee-deep in parts. Planted another briar root. Note that on post hammered in on 18.10.39 fungi are growing (the horizontal hard kind that look like ears) about 1” … Continue reading

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2.12.39

Fine, still, not very warm. 9 eggs. Sold 20 @ 4/4. Total this week: 56.

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1.12.39

A little windier & colder than yesterday. Did some more weeding, turned the compost heap, planted another root of briar, this time a much older one. 9 eggs.

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