Tag Archives: blackberries

14.4.40

Fine, dry, not particularly warm. Raked the bare patches of the lawn & sowed some grass seed. Put up the wires for the blackberries. Sowed clarkia (in seed bed). Did some weeding. 17 eggs. Sold 44 @ 2/6 score.

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22.3.40

Somewhat drier but a few drops of rain. Planted 3 blackberries (runners) & 2 roots of rhubarb. Began clearing out the strawberry bed. Blue & white crocuses now out. 13 eggs.

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20.3.40

Somewhat drier, but a few showers. Dug a little more & prepared place for blackberries. 9 eggs.

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8.11.39

Dry, windy, sunny, not cold. Many goldfinches about. Took the remaining nettles, or most of them, out of the new patch. Put in 2 more stakes for blackberries. Limed another patch. Added 1 sack dead leaves. [Total on facing page: … Continue reading

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21.10.39

Very fine, clear, still autumn weather, with a touch of mist. Distinctly chilly morning & evening. E., Lydia[1] & self picked 41/2lb. blackberries. Nuts seem to be already ripened & fallen. Oak trees now mostly yellow, hawthorn & ash leaves … Continue reading

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19.10.39

Raining almost continuously till late evening. Impossible to do much out of doors. Dug a very little more of the rhubarb bed, cleaned up the remaining bit of the path, which however cannot be re-gravelled till I have got some … Continue reading

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18.10.39

Rather cold, with some sharp showers. Could not do much out of doors. Cleaned up some of the path & put in some stakes for the blackberries. Two more stakes are needed. 7 eggs. Sold 20 @ 3/- score.

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