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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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27.11.39

Heavy rain in the night & all this morning. Finer & windless this afternoon. Everything very sodden. Dug another trench. Have now almost finished the amount I intend doing of the new bit. Stuck in 2 more briar roots. Shall … Continue reading

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19.11.39

Some rain last night. Today still, fairly fine. Winter[1] time (deferred 2 months owing to the war) starts today is have to give the hens their evening meal about 3pm. Dug one trench, transplanted the little rose (the one that … Continue reading

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