The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Jackie is gradually sifting the old compost which still contains rubbish and woody material, to produce, with the addition of bonemeal, rich compost for the rose garden. We applied some today. The scented ground cover rose, Magic Carpet, attracting numerous bees, is spreading nicely; Kent has begun its second flush, and the climber, Golden Showers, hasContinue reading “The Wind That Shakes The Barley”

Along The Shingle

Jackie spent most of the day continuing the fumigation of the kitchen, the porch, and the entrance hall. She also tackled the stairs and more of the light switches, all of which need to have their original cream revealed once more. We both continued to unpack and find homes for the contents of various storage boxes, andContinue reading “Along The Shingle”