I emptied the compost bin a week ago yesterday, wheelbarrowing over twenty loads out onto the plot. The robin did come and see what I was doing a few times but preferred to find insects on the various heaps.
After spreading it all over the vegetable patches I spent much of last week digging it in. I took it steady, and thankfully it didn’t prove to be too strenuous a job.
Yesterday I noticed that the rhubarb is just starting to appear, as are the nerines. I also stood about ten feet away from a crow which dropped a piece of stale bread into the dustbin lid pond to soften, which it then retrieved and ate.
On the doormat when I got home was the council invoice for the coming year’s plot rental, which is the grand sum of £20. This is one bill that I’m only too happy to pay.
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