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.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Leo the Labrador

 Leo is getting on in years now. Fourteen years young and still going strong.  His front end loves to chase wood pigeons and cats away from the allotment, but his back legs sometimes don't get the message in time!
 Arthritis slows him down a bit these days, but he follows me everywhere!  Down the end of the garden he plods down with me and finds something to do!
 Always looking for a free lunch, he is the perfect gardening companion.
Despite having nice, clean drinking water in the house... he still prefers to drink from the rainwater butt!


At 10:53 AM, Blogger Mark Willis said...

That's what they call "Companion gardening" isn't it? :)

At 12:24 PM, Blogger Captain Shagrat said...

He's a lovely fellow and you have given him a great home, long may SIr Leo reign xxx

At 3:13 PM, Blogger Petunia's Gardener said...

The garden is even better when you have companions, even if they won't pull the right weeds.

At 4:23 PM, Blogger Doc said...

What a dear sweet boy

At 5:12 AM, Blogger Wyatt said...

Kisses to Leo xxx

Wyatt and Stanzie will not drink water in the house, only from the little frog pond by the front door....go figure.



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