After a very long cold spell we finally managed to plant our Christmas bulbs
For the last few years I have managed to buy flower bulbs at a greatly reduced price at the end of December and been able to put them in virtually straight away.
This year however, the Biodynamic calendar was right again, stating that we could expect a proper winter.
Then almost miraculously, the wind died down and the temperature rose a little. We had 3 drops of rain and that was it. At 1pm sharp all but two members of the project came armed with gloves, trowels, cakes and thermosflasks to celebrate our first communal activity in 2009. Young and old got involved, they chose their bulb varieties, places to plant them and got stuck in. It was a hive of activity. Then calm had come back and it was time for our New Years drink. Hot juices and coffee was flowing freely and the cakes, biscuits and muffins were consumed in large quantities.
Watch this space, I shall give you a regular update.