July 13

Posted by sydney on Jul 13th, 2009
  • 1792: July 13, 1792 – Whortle-berries offered at the door.  Cherries have little flavour.
  • 1791: July 13, 1791 – My brother gathered a sieve of mush-rooms: they come up in the flower-borders, which have been manured with dung from the old hot beds.
  • 1787: July 13, 1787 – The apricots drop off in a surprizing manner.  Planted a bed of Savoys.
  • 1784: July 13, 1784 – Finished ripping, furring, & tiling the back part of my house; a great jobb.  Garden-beans come in.
  • 1783: July 13, 1783 – Five great white sea-gulls flew over the village toward the forest.
  • 1779: July 13, 1779 – Therm. 79!  The grass-mowers complain of the heat.
  • 1778: July 13, 1778 – Bestowed great waterings in the garden.
  • 1777: July 13, 1777 – The backward wheat is in beautiful bloom: the fields look quite white with blossoms.  The forward wheat is out of bloom, & therefore from the late weather not likely to be so good.
  • 1774: July 13, 1774 – Martins hover at the mouth of their nests, & feed their young without settling.
  • 1773: July 13, 1773 – Finished stopping the vines: much bloom & much fruit set.  Finished cutting the tall hedges.
  • 1772: July 13, 1772 – Lime blows, & smells sweetly, & is much frequented by bees.
  • 1770: July 13, 1770 – Cut my great mead, a good crop.  Young bank-martins are flyers: this species every year is the first that brings forth it’s young.  Quer: Do they feed their young flying, or not?
  • 1769: July 13, 1769 – Oxford Vast flocks of young wag-tails on the banks of the charwel.
  • 1768: July 13 – Truffles began to be taken for ye first time in my Brother Henry White’s grove; & will continue to be found in great abundance every fort-night till about Lady-day.

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