. . . in the history of Shallcross-kind has the first day of the gardening season been as late as 26th March.
As this was the first real day that the temperature has risen above freezing for about the last 18 months, and also the first day without any rain for about the same period of time, it was essential to GET OUT and ENJOY the day.
The poor garden was in desperate need of attention so I went out for nice long walk and took lots of practice photos with my new all-singing, all-dancing camera. Ooops. By the time I got back and had had some lunch, what with the clocks changing and all, there wasn't a lot of time left, but I managed to get out for half an hour, and turned this
Lets just hope spring has really arrived, and that the mythical Beast from the East goes back into hibernation.
This will be an ongoing saga, which I think will be entitled "How to turn a chalk- and rock-filled ex-building site into a half-decent garden in 1853 easy stages."
Watch this space.