16 March 2012

Seed Sowing Day.

Monsal Dale in Derbyshire
For more information on Monsal dale click on the title of this post.

There has been 0mm of rain 
in the past 24 hours,
15C is the max
6C was the coldest point.

Max for March is 17C
the min is 0C,
there has been 10mm of rain so far.

08:30 - 08:45   
See to the sheep 
Location: ( Field ) 
Category: ( Misc ) 
Notes: Checked and counted the sheep.
08:45 - 08:50   
Remove the fleece 
Location: ( West Wall ) 
Category: ( Walled Garden ) 
Notes: Remove the fleece from the Peach tree.

08:50 - 09:45  
See to the greenhouses 
Location: ( Greenhouses ) 
Notes: Checked and watered round.
Move some plants from the cool house to the conservatory.
Hosed down the greenhouse and potting shed yard paths.

09:45 - 10:30   
Location: ( Rose Garden ) 
Category: ( Walled Garden ) 
Notes: Continued to fork over the rose beds, also feed with rose fertiliser.

10:30 - 10:50  
Break time 
Location: ( Home ) 
Category: ( Misc ) 

10:50 - 12:45   
Location: ( Rose Garden ) 
Category: ( Walled Garden ) 
Notes: Forked over and fed with rose fertiliser. Also put a new edge to the lawn.

12:45 - 13:30  
Lunch time 
Location: ( Home ) 
Category: ( Misc ) 

13:30 - 16:00   
Sow any seeds that are due
Location: ( Potting Shed ) 
Category: ( Indoor Work ) 
Notes: Sowed Peas, Broad Beans, Red cabbage, 2 varieties of Tomato, Aubergine, Cosmos, Marrigolds, 2 varieties of Petunia and made a second sowing of Sweet Pea.

16:00 - 16:20   
Empty the wheel barrow 
Location: ( The Wood ) 
Category: ( Misc ) 
Notes: Took a barrow load of rubbish to the wood, there was some bindweed, brambles and bad apple from the store.

16:20 - 16:25  
See to the greenhouses 
Location: ( Greenhouses ) 
Notes: Check round and close the air vents.

16:25 - 16:45  
See to the bins 
Location: ( Hall ) 
Category: ( Misc ) 
Notes: Put all the bins and tubs back. Also took away some cardboard boxes for burning at some point.

16:45 - 16:55   
Clean and put away the tools 
Location: ( Potting shed ) 
Category: ( Indoor Work ) 
Notes: Clean, oil and put away any tools used today, also tidy the potting shed.

16:55 - 17:00  
Cover the Peach tree 
Location: ( West Wall ) 
Category: ( Walled Garden ) 
Notes: Cover the Peach tree to guard against any frost damage to the flowers.


Sara said...

I love all your photos! Everything looks so green!

Beth said...

I think Spring is a very busy time for you!

Anonymous said...

Mr. Ruskin, no doubt, felt similarly to how many feel today about progress and what it does to our beautiful planet!

beautiful photos...I applaud you always for how you follow your schedule!

sagechronicles said...

There's always so much work to do in the spring! Hope you don't get that frost.