Bed & Breakfast nr Leigh, Tonbridge, Kent

Posts made in August, 2012

Isn’t he beautiful?

Posted by on Aug 5, 2012 in Charcott Blog, Life at Charcott

Isn’t he beautiful?

               Our very handsome and well-behaved Tommy cockerel.  Master and Commander of his flock and a real gentleman, always standing back to allow his ladies first peck at any food they are given.  Nice natured and thankfully, quiet – unlike one of his predecessors who’s enthusiasm for life used often to result in guests tottering in red-eyed for breakfast due to his early crowing!  (I should perhaps add at this point that we have now...

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Runner Beans Update

Posted by on Aug 1, 2012 in Charcott Blog, Life at Charcott

Runner Beans Update

              Time to update on the runner beans.  And have to admit I’m over the moon!  All almost at the top of the wigwams, lots of lovely red and the odd white flowers and yesterday I even spotted the first tiny beans.  Brave little things have coped with the lumpy clay, survived howling gales, torrential rain and 3 days of absolute blistering heat (yes, summer did appear briefly last week!).   I have fertilised, watered religiously when...

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