Tag Archives: tomatoes

5.6.39.

Unbearably hot. Everything is drying up. A sweet william out. Ragged robin out. Sowed peas (English wonder). Mulched tomatoes. French & runner beans have germinated very badly, so am sowing some in a box for fill-ups. New potatoes ready to … Continue reading

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3.6.39.

Very hot & dry. Planted 1 score of T’s lettuces & about a dozen (smaller) of our own. Protected with sacking, as with the tomatoes. E. planted 7 dahlias. The hen had pushed away 4 of the duck eggs, which … Continue reading

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1.6.39.

Cold in the morning, warmed up later. Very windy. Began sticking° peas, put new perch in henhouse. Uncovered tomatoes. 11 eggs.

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31.5.39.

Fine & warm, but strikes very chilly as soon as the sun begins to go in. Tomatoes (protected from the sun with sacking) are O.K. A few French & runner beans showing. M’s mate no good. When bringing her back … Continue reading

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27.10.38

On Tuesday afternoon (25th) tremendous rain, much as in the tropics except that it was very cold rain. Everything has flooded feet deep, the earth not yet dry. The Oued Tensift is now quite a considerable stream & low ground … Continue reading

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