Monthly Archives: August 2017

Calke Abbey Tramway Walk (Again)

The National Trust property at Calke Abbey┬áis one of the nearest to us and one we love to visit regularly. The house has been maintained in the condition that the Trust acquired it in the late 1970’s, not tarted up … Continue reading

Posted in Walks and Things, Wild Flowers, Wildlife

Mid August Review

Definitely a strange year, particularly for the tomatoes. Growing vegetables in the poly tunnel continues to be a success, with the climbing French Beans coming into play after the dwarf beans. However, the plants are really too large (or the … Continue reading

Posted in Allotment Blog, french beans, greenhouse, polytunnel, Raspberry, Vegetables, Wildlife