Arabica in flower today around the raised stone bed.
This beautiful, perennial flower was originally planted as a little cutting in the raised bed, underneath the Cotoneaster, but escaped and is on the run…long may it remain free!
I constructed another compost heap over the weekend and here it is!
Easy enough to make as I used materials that were either lying around…the broken plastic sheeting, tucked into hoops of willow…masses of willow cut back and lots more to come!
I was donated two huge sacks of shredded paper from a local company, so that went into layers in the heap!
Visiting males get the compost activated…ssh! don’t tell…they pee on it!
A really super compost activator!
The little pots of mint are now near the open door of the tunnel, growing sturdier in the cool breeze every day.
I placed the pots into this wooden box, I made from driftwood years ago.
The piece of wood on the front was attached with a screw…it seemed too lovely not to include!
I transferred the fennel into bigger pots as they need lots of root space to stretch out…this is bronze fennel!
The home made poly tunnel green house is now eight years old.
Nothing has been changed on it and the plastic has held in well as it is washed twice a year and has remained as tight as a drum!
I love days like this as it seems almost necessary to simply walk the land and enjoy the Spring.
Happy Equinox…Happy Ostara to all!
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