Now, I’m not an expert when it comes to treating any kind of injury so I recommend you speak to your doctor before commencing any self-help treatment. This post is about my experience with Plantar Fasciitis and how I helped/treated myself. My plantar fasciitis occurred this summer and was a result of wearing flip-flop type … Continue reading this article ››
Not complaining, but the cucumber plants are still giving us way more cucumbers than we could ever eat… I asked the boys to help me take them indoors for me and this is what I was greeted with in my kitchen: It may not be neat, but at least they helped! Two of the youngest … Continue reading this article ››
I noticed that the onions were ready to harvest at the weekend as their stalks had browned and started to dry and wilt. Pulling them up was easy! I then laid the onions out onto some sacking and left them for a few days to ‘dry’ in the sun. We’ve been blessed with some lovely … Continue reading this article ››
It’s harvest time in the Mayne Family garden. I have been harvesting the cucumbers for a few weeks and we appear to be having a bumper crop! This is a picture of tonight’s harvest…the question is now: what to do with lots and lots of cucumbers? The cucumber plants are taking over the raised beds…the … Continue reading this article ››
It’s been half-term this week and for once we have been blessed with dry weather. Cold, but at least it’s dry! In between the children playing in the garden for the first time this year, I have managed to dig-over, weed and tidy-up our 5 raised beds. The ground was fairly soft and there were … Continue reading this article ››
The new ladies are settling in well in their new home and today we were treated to four eggs. We purchased the chickens at ‘point-of-lay’. As you can see the one on the far left is considerably smaller than the others. Small, but perfectly formed!