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25.4.40

Beautiful spring weather. Heard the cuckoo (first time). Many midges about now. Bullace blossom pretty well out. Cut the grass, dug a trench for 3rd row of peas, gave the strawberries a little more manure. These are now free of … Continue reading

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22.4.40

Sunny & quite warm, but very windy. On a day like this the opening of a tulip can be watched & a distinct difference noted every few hours. Sowed turnips (2 rows, white), peas (English wonder – a bit early … Continue reading

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21.4.40

Sunny & warm. The first real spring day. Cowslips starting. Periwinkles out. Blossom forming on forget-me-nots. Still no cuckoo. E. sowed godetias & cornflowers. One or two of the peas (sown on 10.4.40) are showing, but no broad beans. 18 … Continue reading

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10.4.40

A very few drops of rain last night. Today cold & windy. Sowed peas (next lot to be sown about 25th). 17 eggs. Sold 1 score @ 2/-, 1 score @ 2/6 (? milkman).

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9.4.40

Fine but rather cold. Hares are mating. Saw sparrow-hawks courting in the air. Sowed carrots (short-horn) & parsnips, 1 row each. Can sow peas tomorrow. 16 eggs.

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8.4.40

Cold, overcast & a very little light drizzle. Ground has not dried up so cannot sow peas yet. Dug the limed patch, leaving it very rough. It can remain thus for about 2 months. No more digging now remains to … Continue reading

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7.4.40

Fine & most of the day reasonably warm.  Ground has dried up a good deal. Apple trees are budding well. Finished digging the potato patch & the place for the peas. Nothing to be dug now except the limed patch. … Continue reading

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