It worked, anyway. I am here!
Temps are cooler today in Middle England, but are set to soar into the 30s tomorrow. I am plastered with anti bite cream and anti bite spray and have swallowed an antihistamine too, in an effort to turn my flesh into something totally unappetising to all insect life. I am sick to death of huge inflamed bites which itch like crazy. And I just found another ant eruption on the steps in the garden . Followed by the sad demise of the spinach courtesy of the squirrels or birds. Well, most of the seedlings were scattered over the paving slabs.
All does not go swimmingly in the garden at times. Like when I watered the nemesia so much that the roots rotted. Actually, it was the spray from the tap and the hosepipe....forget the explanation. They died.
I planted Virginia stock.
Is anyone else a little taken aback by the fact that we are now about to start August? 2013 has very fast wheels, it seems. Autumn starts in September for me, but it is not far off. You know, I found a large pumpkin on the allotment, and thought, oh, for goodness' sake - you are supposed to be an autumn crop, and then realised that whoops.. Autumn is coming. That would explain the rapid growth of the squash.
I need to stop garden related chatter.
There is indeed more to life.
Like Christmas presents. I need to start the list and the planning, because they will be home-made, as usual. And home-made takes time. So Pinterest may be featuring heavily in my future. Don't you just love all the ideas and the sheer genius? It is a wonderful place to while away a couple of
I am going to start assembling some fabric. I will be back.