Latest posts by fidgetbones


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 18:02

Beans tied in. Beans, stocks,and greenhouse contents watered.

Me in bath.

Going to work tomorrow for a rest!!


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 16:54

OH has set off from Wet Wales. If the Severn bridge is open he should be home for dinner at 8 with a following wind.

 I have barrowed 7 loads of FYM for the runner beans. Forked in,put sticks in,  dusted with FBB, and planted 34 runner bean plants. I just have to water in and tie in.

The french beans are still in the polytunnel. Far too windy for their delicate constitution. (not hardened off enough yet)

I then planted two dozen stocks plants in a block for cutting.

The new red brugmansia is only a foot high but has a flower bud on. My sweet peas have buds on too.

Right coffee break over. Beans to tie to stakes now.

Anyone have damage from last night's tulmultous weather?

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 16:41

A biggish branch is off the top oak (about 2 inch thick and 6ft long.)

Very windy still here. One rose is over,I need to tie it to the fence.

Some alliums flattened.


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 09:51

Lovely garden, Marion.


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 09:27

Delayed honeymoon in St Lucia is booked for February.

I haven't got a frock yet. I wonder if dressing gown and wellies will do.?

My brother was put out when I said no jeans or trainers for him, let alone the women. Wonky, what are you like?



Posted: 02/06/2015 at 09:24

I think all my trees are still upright. I haven't ventured out yet.  The ducks didnt come yesterday. Bad flying weather I suppose. The drake arrived for breakfast this morning on his own.


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 09:21

Well, the party is on the Saturday, but some friends are staying overnight, so I'd like a good Sunday as well.



Posted: 02/06/2015 at 08:49

I need a heatwave for the 20th and 21st June, which is when we are having our garden party/engagement party.  His family are not coming, other more important things to go to.

All the more  Pimms and scones for the rest of us.


What to do with laburnum?

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 08:44

Ooh, thats a good idea. No children allowed in this garden because there are lots of poisons, and nasty things that sting if annoyed.  Actually its not the dog you have to worry about, it's the owner.


Posted: 01/06/2015 at 21:12

Well, if I'd known, she could have done him B&B. I think he's in a premier inn..


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