Regular followers of our progress here will remember that just two months ago a bit fell off our car.
As you can imagine, this led inevitably to the creation of a new herb garden at The Secret Acre. Obviously.
But just eight weeks on, the tyre planters have in fact worked a treat, and as you can see in the picture below our herbs are now roaring away. Continue reading
At The Secret Acre it proved a busy month recycling, creating new borders, as well as cutting the grass, planting the potatoes, planting extra successional broad beans and onions, and bottling the last of the cider. Continue reading
It’s not just tyres we’ve been recycling recently to create new garden borders at The Secret Acre.
Well, the rear silencer to be precise. A turn of events that leaves a sizable hole in your bank balance, with no discernible silver lining, beyond no longer sounding like Jenson Button is driving down the road.
But on this occasion, Emma had other ideas.
So we returned from our local tyre and exhaust place, not just quietly (thanks to the new rear silencer), but also with a car full of free olds tyres. Continue reading
If I’m honest, up to now I’ve been a bit of a Flower Nazi, much to Emma’s annoyance.
In my defence, being an urban container grower with a flat’s six foot balcony, or a terrace’s five foot square concrete backyard, doesn’t leave much room for flowers taking up valuable growing space. Continue reading