Posted: 08/03/2015 at 19:19
Chicky: I dropped a hint to His Lordship and he seemed quite happy with the idea (he's had his friend around all day and always gets a guilt sensation about "leaving" me all day on the one day we're both off work: not that I timed this moment of inspiration to catch him at his weakest!) But as he put it
"As long as I have space to exercise my lawn mower and somewhere to build a garage..."
He's really not fussed at what happens to the rest of it!
I'll draw up the plans tomorrow and get out there with a tape measure one evening when he is around to offer assistance. Hopefully it is all going to fit in! It will mean that there will be no chickens until late summer as my onions are currently in the way and I'll need to move the strawberries too. I'm considering trying to grow them in guttering along the side of the green house (off the ground for greedy slugs) but am not sure how such a shallow soil base works with hard frosts and nutrients.
Turning really very chilly now!