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Posted: 12/08/2013 at 07:17

Morning all not been on for a good few days been on holiday went to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh for a day visited gardens in Dumfries area on another day then had a lovely day day in one of my fav places called Moffat.But in between that ended up in hospital for a couple of days took an infection and could not get my chemo treatment last fri so will get it this week or next they will phone to let me know good news i have lost 6.5Kilo in weight but at same time dont know why. Now feeling fine and back to work today hope everyone on there is well and if had there holidays have had a great time have a good day all oh my garden is back in shape after it got hammered by the wind and rain a few weeks ago. 


Posted: 01/08/2013 at 08:02

Morning all just been to Asda shopping at 6am just had tea & toast raining here so it's the greenhouse's to sow some seeds this morning. Took some leaves off the tomato plant's yesterday and dead headed garden flower's plus tidy up the sweet peas. Over the next few days i will change my wall planters as the minulus are now looking by their best as with the petunia's need to think what to put in any help welcome have a good day all.

unusual garden, unusual problem to make safe - any ideas?

Posted: 31/07/2013 at 15:41

If kids to small for doing that fence in a nice play area to keep them away from the wall till they get older and understand the danger's.

unusual garden, unusual problem to make safe - any ideas?

Posted: 31/07/2013 at 15:37

I was born and lived most of my younger years on a farm mother and father pointed out all the places we had not to go or play on from a very young age and none of us our anyone elses kids that vistited had any nasty accidents. The farm had a main road right outside and across the road a large wood area plus all the dangers of a farm father would walk around the farm and show us the dangers we had all the freedom except those places it worked.


Posted: 29/07/2013 at 07:41

Morning all been down at Ayr watching the national bowling finals it was great came home last night and my garden is an eye sore the rain has flattened the lot nearly. Hanging baskets and wall planters look like someone has walked on them son says it was really heavy so it will be a busy week getting things back into shape. This weekend going to Ayr flower show on Sat & Sunday looking forward to that heres hoping the weather is good for it have a good day all.


Posted: 20/07/2013 at 09:16

Got back from airport at 3.30am just in from watering the garden now at tea & toast then going to GC with the wife. Thanks everyone for the nice posts on my photo's happy fishing Lovetogarden, GG hope you had a lovely holiday and SIL is on the mend,KEF what do you mean teatime am no stopping for lunch so i will be finished before teatime,Dove they are Petunia's in the second photo have 3 large tubs of them. Well am off to the GC have a good day all think wifes in a hurry as shes going to see her mum this afternoon.


Posted: 20/07/2013 at 00:46

Morning all leaving at 1.00am to pick up daughter and 3 friends from airport so i will post some photo's of my back garden.

 One of the four wall planters.

 View from just outside my backdoor.

 Some sweetpeas.

 one of my Fuchsia.

 White Carnation.

 Sweetpeas on the arch halfway up the garden.

 View from the arch halfway up the garden it's about 100yards garage to be built 16feet back from where wife's car is plus that big shed on the right to get taken down and that will be garden.



Tomato plants

Posted: 19/07/2013 at 07:15

I was up at my local tomato greenhouse's for some last week and his plants are in like rockwool 8"x8" in polythene no soil and polythene pulled up at the sides stapled with a water feeding pipe running along inside the polythene just feeding the bare roots and the plants look great so am going to try this next year in my greenhouse.

pics of my garden at mo

Posted: 19/07/2013 at 07:05

 Verdun hope this picture turns out for you been trying to post it for a few days its my tray of Agastache.


Posted: 19/07/2013 at 07:00

Morning all Hi Dove i must say i have never tasted figs in my life but i will make a point to now after reading your post thanks. Think everything thats homegrowing taste better my sister in law was down picking my wife up last week. Asked for a look at my garden while walking round i picked a couple of strawberries for her to taste and she was amazed at how sweet they tasted. Everything watered and fine this morning got my daughter and 3 friends to pick up at the airport tomorrow morning at 1.40 am thats there 10 days over time flys lol. Now off to work looking forward to the weekend to get my border finished then can chill out till i get the JCB in to clear the top half of the garden and dig ready to start building the garage. That will leave a big bit of garden to decide what i want to do with it got the idea of a pond or a small Japanese garden maybe a large veg area once its cleared i will make my mind up what to do but think that will be next years project have a good day all. 

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