I’ve got new wheels

I have a new set of wheels, a Toyota Corolla. Not new, but pretty low mileage and it is really nippy. It is also immaculate inside which poses a bit of a problem for an allotment holder as my boot is my ‘shed’.  That’s where I keep my tools and inevitably bits of straw and soil invade.  So the first thing I did was line the boot with a big waterproof sheet which will do the trick. Looks good eh?

Had a busy day yesterday. I spent the morning washing and vacuuming the old car and took it in for it’s safety check. Then in the afternoon I topped up the potatoes growing in large pots and potato bags. The plants were showing enough greenery so I put in another layer of fertiliser, compost and a top dressing of straw.

Then I raided the freezer for dinner, taking out the last container of a batch of leek and potato soup I made a while ago using leeks from the allotment. Topped it with a great big dollop of my home made yoghurt. Delicious.

A good day.

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