Tag Archives: bergamot

5.9.39

Have not been able to keep up the diary owing to travelling to & fro, dislocation caused by the war etc. The weather has been mainly hot & still. On the night of 2.9.39 a tremendous thunderstorm which went on … Continue reading

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13.7.39.

Hot. The lame hen segregated to watch developments. 14 eggs. Bergamot flowering.

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10.7.39.

Overcast, warm & still. Some hollyhocks flowering. Madonna lilies & bergamot almost out. Did nothing in garden except weeding. K.’s appetite somewhat improved but bad drop in her milk today (only about 11/4 pt.) E. picked about 11/2lb. strawberries yesterday. … Continue reading

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5.7.39.

Hot. A short shower in the evening. Bergamot in bud. The white chick looks bad, & the pullet which is limping no better. A few loganberries ripe enough to pick. Started creosoting henhouse. Sowed radishes, cos lettuce, parsley. E. sowed … Continue reading

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4.7.39.

Fine & hot. A few raspberries reddening. Phloxes in bud, also bergamot. Goats escaped this morning & ate a lot of fruit tree shoots, rose shoots & some tops of phloxes. Pullets still limping badly & fear some kind of … Continue reading

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