June 2017: Building the compost station and planting out sweet peas

With all the grass cuttings and pruning stacking up, we thought June was an opportune to build ourselves a composting station! That’s right – no bins here! We went to our local builders merchants and bought all the materials and (literally) carted them on the trolley all the way back home… My partner then worked like a trooper, under my watchful gaze

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March 2017: Sunflowers

  Although there was so much to do in the garden, I knew that for 2017 I really wanted to have some home grown flowering plants in time for summer, so in March I planted some helianthus annuus seeds (nothing fancy just some sunflowers!) I’ve decided I’m going to do this every year as it was really fun to grow

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