Tag Archives: nasturtiums

28.4.40

Some rain during last night. Today fine, warm & still. One or two nasturtiums up (self sown). Turnips sown 22.4.40 are just up. The fly is already at these & at the seedling of sprouts etc. A few parsnips (sown … Continue reading

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6.7.39.

Very windy & raining lightly most of the day. Too wet to do anything outside. Nasturtiums in flower. Roses now extremely good. Another 2lb. Strawberries. (3 1/2 lb. to date – am noting amounts in order to see what weight … Continue reading

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9.3.39

Quite hot, but today cloudy. Most of our nasturtiums in flower & everything else growing rapidly. Mosquitoes rather bad. M. Simont uses blood, in considerable quantities (which he can get as he is a butcher) for manuring the orange trees.

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18.2.39.

Spent a week at Taddert, 1650 m. up in the Atlas, about 95 km. from Marrakech, & since then have been ill for nearly 3 weeks (about 10 days in bed.) Most essential points about Taddert are noted in the … Continue reading

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1.1.39

Three eggs. The cock pigeon, which at first was rather sorry for himself, no doubt owning to having been confined in a cage & having had his wings bound, is better & trying to fly a little. The female at … Continue reading

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2.12.38

The weather has been much cooler, some days clear & fine, much like English spring, sometimes heavy mist. The day before yesterday fairly heavy rain. On clear days the Atlas mountains look extremely close, so that you can distinguish every … Continue reading

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23.11.38

Weather fine & warm, not particularly hot. Fires some evenings. When it is reasonably clear the snow peaks on the Atlas now seem so close that one would think them only a few miles away (actually 50-100 miles I suppose.) … Continue reading

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