Posted: 08/03/2015 at 18:19
Took Reggie for a walk this afternoon (while partner had scuttled off to Costco): aside from it being a two hour walk and involved him pulling me over (how does the tiniest cut on your hand just insist on bleeding EVERYWHERE! Poor bystander thought I'd damn near ripped my hand off!) We went for a paddle in a "pond" on top of what was once a slag heap and found... well over 100 frogs all warming themselves in the sunshine. You couldn't NOT see one! It will be interesting to see the pond in the coming weeks as frogs do what a frog has got to do. I wonder where they came from originally as its quite the walk from the river!
Wormery is now out of the shed and back in the garden (unless we get any more frosts predicted): Had a poke around the bottom section looks fantastic soil but is still full of worms including lots of babies) so I will have to hunt Edd down and see how you're meant to coax them upwards otherwise I'll never be able to use it!
Reggie now snoring away happily on the sofa. I'm considering a redesign of my previous redesign of the vegetable garden to incorporate the chicken coop. Brings it closer to the house for bad winters, means we can use the wall of the coop as the wall of the garden (i.e. dog proofing the area) so should save His Lordship a job, and hopefully would allow the chickens access into the vegetable plot after harvest time. His Lordship really ought help me get started as otherwise it'll just keep changing!!