Posts Tagged With: Potagère

One man went to mow….and we went a sowing

After five weeks of no rain and stunning weather Easter Sunday was a day of rain, rain and even more rain, the garden loved it we hated it but hey we can’t complain.

Today Easter Monday started out cloudy and drab but by lunchtime the sun came out to play and after a mad dash to see if  Mr Bricolarge was open [we needed plaster for the bathroom] it was closed,  but i was lucky as Gam Vert our garden centre was open so i picked up some bits i needed, we headed out for an afternoon in the garden.

Adam, Ian’s son who has come down to plaster their bathroom volunteered to cut the grass on our 1 acre field.


Marion and i had an afternoon of sowing seeds and planting seedlings in our potagère.



And after a hard afternoons work it would be rude not to partake of a little tiffin of Rose.


And what a beautiful sunset to end the day on.


Arghh back to rain, rain, rain tomorrow, Oh well we can’t to many nice days otherwise we wouldn’t appreciate them or would we?


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