Tag Archives: flowers

23.10.39

Not cold & fairly fine, but a few drops of drizzling rain in the evening. Cleaned out the piece between the rockery & the trellis, made a bed of sorts, planted 20 forget-me-nots in it, made a bed ready for … Continue reading

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5.10.39

Some rain in the night, the day overcast & rather muggy. A light shower or two in the afternoon. The ground is still very dry a few inches under the surface. Dug over all the flower garden except the small … Continue reading

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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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25.5.39.

Yesterday & the day before very warm. Today overcast, chilly enough to have a fire, & a few drops of rain. Got back[1] yesterday after nearly 3 weeks’ absence. Soil is very dry, weeds terrible except in kitchen garden. The … Continue reading

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12.4.39.

Wallington: Yesterday[1]  exceedingly warm & fine, said to have been the warmest day for that date for 70 years. Today even more so. We now have 26 hens, the youngest about 11 months. Yesterday 7 eggs (the hens have only … Continue reading

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