Thursday, May 25, 2006

A good day at last!

Hurray! It was sunny today! At last!
I spent the whole day in the garden, and a whole day really wasn't long enough, so I hope the weather lasts a bit longer. After inspecting the garden I was quite pleased with its progress, but I can see that the veggies would benefit from a bit of sunshine. We are being attacked by slugs, so I got Steve to buy some beer. I put the beer in dishes set into the ground and this evening I've caught ten of the little blighters already!

So today I wheel barrowed in another 4 loads of topsoil. Jude and Sam did a fantastic job of evening it out across the patch. Jude planted all the French Beans for me, around some bamboo poles, and then I planted the sweet pea plants which we grew from seed, into the soil to grow up the chicken wire. In another bed I planted the nasturtiums, which we also grew from seed. We are having a full nasturtium bed. It should look great. At the back of that I planted the remaining onion bulbs that we had left over. The onions are growing really well, as are the potatoes. Hopefully everything else will take off with a bit of sunshine and slug control.

Steve was accepted onto the HND Photography course at Lurgan College. I'm very proud of him, but he seemed to take it with a pinch of salt. I hope he does do it, he deserves to pursue something that he enjoys. He works so hard and rarely gets time for any other pursuits.

Today I got a text message from my best friend in the world, Tabi. She is going into hospital tonight to be induced in the morning, which her little twins. I'm so excited! I can't wait to hear what she has, and I pray that everything goes well for all of them. I can't begin to imagine what having twins must be like. I'll post on here when I hear anything, and I'll put a photo on when I get one too. I'll be out of my mind tomorrow waiting for a phone call to say they've arrived.

Right now I'm off to soak in a long bath and have an early night. I'm shattered.

1 comment:

Tammy said...

Hurray for the sun!! We have too much of it here, you can have some, lol. I'm so glad your garden is doing so well. Some of my containers were dumped over in the wind the other night, and I lost some.