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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

New Assistant Gardener

 Hello everyone!  Matron has now filled the vacant position of 'Assistant Gardener'.  The job goes to 8 week old Daisy the Labrador. So far she has been keeping me on my toes picking up leaves, sticks, moss, and generally helping around the garden.
 She also picked a ripe strawberry yesterday when she came home, but this innocent little face denied all knowledge of the deed!
So what is the first task for an Assistant Gardener? - A trip to the local garden centre of course!


At 7:19 AM, Blogger Celia Hart said...

You two are going to be such a great team x

At 8:05 AM, Blogger Midmarsh John said...

I did wonder whether you would have another Assistant Gardener. Daisy looks adorable and I'm sure you will be having many happy adventures together and I look forward to reading about them.

At 12:00 PM, Blogger Stella Jones said...

I'm sure your lovely new puppy will be a great help to you in your gardening adventures. After all Monty Don has two, doesn't he!

At 7:49 PM, Blogger Matt said...

She's lovely. I'm sure you'll have lots of fun together – there's something special about gardening with a dog.


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