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Latest posts by Fairygirl

starting from scratch!

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 08:08

As Pauline says - a selection of pix will help with suggestions and advice. You can then make some plans over winter to start in spring.

One thing I would say is - if the concrete wall is part of your neighbour's garage, you can't put anything on it without their permission. I have a similar situation here with part of the garage forming some of my boundary. I extended the fence which formed the other part so that it's about a foot in front of the wall. 

New Year gardening resolutions

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 08:02

No Dove...I'm knackered  

New Year gardening resolutions

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 07:57

Too soon Mark....too soon....

Movie quotes

Posted: 01/12/2014 at 07:56

"PEEple? I ain't PEEple..."

My all time favourite film 


Posted: 01/12/2014 at 07:53

Morning all. Dry here but very dark. Frost forecast for tonight - winter draw(er)s on as they say..well it is December I suppose 

I woke at half 4 on Saturday and watched endless TV in a bid to get back to asleep but no joy. Slept well last night - for me anyway 

It's quite confusing that Michael Palin thing isn't it KEF? 

Got some plants in yesterday after doing the rest of the gravel then took girls to IKEA for a bookcase for oldest....aaagh 

Consider yourself shoved MrsG 

Daffodil bulbs

Posted: 30/11/2014 at 15:14

Daffs - in particular  - are pretty tough Mand. I have quite a lot of crocus poking through and also tulips and alliums. As the others have said, they'll slow down as it cools. Same thing happened last year as it was so mild.  You'll have a nice display in spring  

my deleting ?

Posted: 30/11/2014 at 15:10

I did it by accident once nut   

Not sure it's necessary though - does it get full after a while and need clearing?

Bit like the wash basket...

What do you have left to do in the garden this year?

Posted: 30/11/2014 at 15:08

Hope you get the weather for it Gemma. I planted a new hedge this time last year and was lucky to have reasonable weather for doing most of it. 

I've just finished what is hopefully my last big task of the year - putting down the 2 tons of gravel I got last week. Still need more but that will have to wait till building work's done in spring and I can finish path right round the side of it.  I still have plants to move around and some to put in but I'll do them at my leisure now that the hard grafting's done 


Posted: 30/11/2014 at 11:37

Happy St Andrews Day Susan - didn't realise you were also from north of the border  

My sister and I saw Margot Fonteyn in Swan Lake when we were little. Must have been a school trip of some kind though as I don't remember my parents being there. My main memory is of the tatty bunch of flowers she got! 

I've been out to take some pix and put washing out, and I'm going to go and get on now. Drive safely lily 

Black Friday bargains

Posted: 30/11/2014 at 10:55

That's really interesting Topbird.  I hate the shortening of Christmas to Xmas. I never use it....oops I just have 

and now I can't blame it on the Americans...

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