Mowing and weeding continue to make up the bulk of our workload at the moment, this warm, wet weather making ideal growing conditions for them. If we can get on top of them now they will be less of an issue later in the season. The newly planted beds in the long walk have settled in nicely and are benefiting from the rain we have been having.
In the kitchen garden the broad beans and tomatoes are now romping away, all the soft fruit is budding up nicely, we just need a prolonged sunny spell to fatten up the strawberries. Newly planted crops include parsley, ruby chard, golden beetroot, purple sprouting broccoli and climbing French beans.
The Carousel Theatre Company put on a puppet show for our residents at Birtley House
'Teamwork makes the dream work'
Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House
Another day for intergenerational learning to take place
A group coffee morning for all to enjoy
Well rested and returning home...
A family affair at our annual Carol concert