To hot to garden, time to knit!

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This weekend was so hot! So the plot plans sort of went out the window. But we got some things done….

What we did:
-dug out the spinach, put in new seed.
-covered up my betroots again (they have no modest 😜)
– and collected a some of the sweet pea pods (in colours… So hopefully next year I can make sure I grow a bit of everything.

Eat/harvest list:
-spring onions
-greenhouse tomatoes at last
-the odd raspberry

Things to watch:
– The sunflowers are flowing at last, and the bee population are having a field day!

Sunflower all the buzz

– The giant cucumber… We are still eating last week’s monster!
– The cape gooseberrys are forming!! I never thought this would actually happen (as I nearly killed them off)

Cape gooseberry


Much of the weekend was used for knitting πŸ™‚ something I have not done in a while (for myself anyway) and I had my lovely fluffy assistant to help!

5 thoughts on “To hot to garden, time to knit!

    Button Bears said:
    August 12, 2015 at 7:06 AM

    Hi, sounds like you’ve had a lovely weekend. Your crops are doing really well. Well done. Sue x

      Bloom or Bust responded:
      August 12, 2015 at 8:08 AM

      Yes it was really good, but lots I wanted to do at the plot…. Nothing that can’t wait till next weekend 😊

    deborah @ the magic jug said:
    August 13, 2015 at 6:07 PM

    Gardening, knitting – seem to go together very well indeed.
    Fascinated by your cape gooseberry – it is difficult to grow? taste good? sounds like an interesting addition to the plot.

      Bloom or Bust responded:
      August 14, 2015 at 6:40 PM

      Oh me too! I have no idea… But they are getting bigger. Think the lanterns have to go brown but I will let you know… Might do a post on it πŸ™‚ exciting!!

    simoneharch said:
    August 15, 2015 at 2:39 PM

    I’m a gardening / sewing fan! Think these things are perfectly paired! Your crops are doing really well, I start to lose momentum a little bit at this time of year!!

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