Friday, 1 May 2015

Painting vegetable raised beds

Having bought two tins of black Shades wood paint, I set to on the raised vegetable beds. Only the smaller bed 4 was completed before the rains began, a few days ago:
A few days later, I managed to get the more shaded sides of beds 1 and 3 completed before the rains - again:
These are the sides that have plants growing in front so they needed doing first. On top of bed 1, you can see the painted top of a greenhouse bench where I grow peppers and other such things that need a little shelter but good sunshine.

The weather deteriorated and the beds became damp. Painting was halted until today when I began on the rest of Bed 1.

During these few days of cooler temperatures, I have had the oven on to make two small loaves of brown and malt extract bread, two quiches and two corned beef pasties:


That's all for now folks, have a lovely weekend, no matter the weather brings!


10 comments:

  1. It's definitely got cooler hasn't it? A very good excuse to do some baking.

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    1. I think that tonight, Friday is the last cold one for a while. Maybe I'll be able to get my tomatoes and things, permanently into the greenhouse.

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  2. Weather is not to good hear, very chilly, some warming food is needed, have a great weekend x

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    1. The wind has been so cold here.

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  3. Yum - those quiches look delicious! :)

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    1. Thank you, it was the first time making them with more cheese than normal.

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  4. Your bread always looks so inviting DC, it wouldn't last long in this house. It's sunny but cool here and the evenings have a definite nip in the air. Enjoy your weekend. P x

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    1. Thank you. It is nice fresh for a couple of days, after that, toast, unlike squishy bought bread which we do have occasionally.

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  5. The quiches look delicious. We had one shower yesterday and nothing today. The barrels still haven't got much water in them.

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    1. Same here, when I say rain, I mean heavy shower for 10 minutes or so. I am really hoping this weekend tops up all our butts!

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