Down on the Allotment

Matron grows vegetables and fruit in a courtyard garden. Which edibles will tolerate less than ideal growing conditions. Discovering how veggies can grow in partial shade.

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Matron Returns!

Just returned from a spectacular trip round the UK! Buddy has come back safe and well from kennels - hooray! A million thanks go to Peggy from Organic Growing Pains who took me out for a day when I visited Cobh in Ireland last week. Here we are, in person, sharing the experience of digging some spuds... in Ireland! What a great day!
We went for a trip to Blarney Castle where I kissed the Blarney Stone. Here is a rare glimpse of Matron herself, bending over backwards over the castle walls. Do you think this will give me the gift of eloquence? Will it make me blog more often?
More to follow.

6 Comments:

At 1:30 PM, Blogger Ribbit said...

Whatever kissing the stone will do, I just love the color of your top. Fanastic green.

Glad you had a fun trip and you got back safely. The potatoes look wonderful.

 
At 1:31 PM, Blogger Magic Cochin said...

I'm still trying to work out which way up you are in that picture!

I bet that was a fabulous trip - quite envious! (except I'd probably fell queasy all the way)

Celia

 
At 3:53 PM, Blogger Vegetable Heaven said...

I went to Blarney Castle in my teens. I didn't kiss the stone. Blimmin' good job - the world would never have got a word in if I had!

Welcome back. Glad you enjoyed your break.

 
At 6:06 PM, Anonymous Damo said...

Welcome back Matron!

 
At 11:35 PM, Blogger BilboWaggins said...

Glad both you and Buddy are home safe and well.

After seeing a picture of you, we need to see a picture of him!

 
At 7:59 AM, Blogger Rob said...

By the look of things the only thing kissing the stone will give you is a bad back LOL! I'm glad to see you had a good trip though and of course it's always good to see you in a post.

 

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