Tag Archives: strawberries

26.4.40

Beautiful day again. 1 pumpkin seed coming up (sown 6.4.40). Carrots sown 9.4.40 are up, but not parsnips. Took up all but one row of the leeks, which were not very good anyway, & dug trench for runner beans. Hoed … Continue reading

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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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6.4.40

Sharp frost last night. Beautiful still sunny day, turning rather cold again this evening. Dug some more. Frost has improved the soil considerably. Weeded the patch between the currants & the strawberries, & applied lime. (Paid Titley 6d for about … Continue reading

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5.4.40

Overcast but not actually raining. Dug some more, hoed strawberries, planted some more roots of sunflowers. 15 eggs.

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30.3.40

Nice spring weather. Sowed 1 row carrots. Finished weeding strawberries, & applied a little manure. Place for broad beans now about fit to sow. One or two daffodils opening in garden. Except for Innes’ meadow beyond the Lodge, it is … Continue reading

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15.7.39.

Warm. A very short light shower in the evening. Weeded out the strawberries, as well as could be done, & picked off such as were ripe. More berries forming, but doubt if we shall get any now the nets are … Continue reading

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14.7.39.

Warm, but rainy. Took nets off strawberries & began weeding, which is almost impossible due to the growth of the bindweed. Phloxes (perennial) beginning to flower. 12 eggs.

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