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Posted: 11/03/2014 at 13:59

Hello all,

Been so busy over the last few days so I will catch up with posts later on

Here is the tree bumble loving my violas  

I have managed to finish planting all the daffs in the pic below big bag all for fiver instead of twenty quid - around back of pond area that took quite a bit of time to do

 Got my variegated holly trees in and the pulmonaria opal in on Sunday

On Monday I planted more plants around the back of the pond on top of daffs, some crocus tommasinianus, Doves little cyclamen hederifolium alba.(thanks Dove)

Just the other side of the logs planted - scilla ,ipheion and snowflakes and a lamium beacon silver right near tree far end

This is how it looks now with the frog house ready for frogs, I did find a newt from under a bag of leaf mulch and put it in there yesterday

Also spotted a peacock butterfly, could not get a picture -  flew off too fast, and the blackbirds starting to make a nest at the bottom of the garden just the other side of the train wire fence.

Planted around pond right side - primrose Emily, fern- polystichum setiferum , stachy byzantine silver carpet, diorama dracomontanum, a reed moved from other area of garden and a anemone hybrid honorine jobert - white

Thinking of putting loads of logs around pond edge, cut up. tried to cut one branch too hard - lobbers got stuck, I got them out but the handle hit me in the throat really hard - hurts and bruised sore today so taking it easy


Posted: 08/03/2014 at 23:20

Well, I cleaned the squirrel feeder and some bird feeders.

Then after a bit started digging behind the pond so many tree roots and found 1 vine weevil put it in the bird food for them, even though I spent 1.5 doing digging did not look like I had done much

Planted out a few of the daff got bit late had to give up needed to do my bed as washed sheets and put on the line outside in the sun - was a little windy today so not as warm as yesterday


Posted: 08/03/2014 at 11:12

computer playing about while trying to read and posted so I edited it with words


Posted: 08/03/2014 at 11:04

Hello all

My grass seeds just arrived today from QVC oh goodie

Very sunny here

Thanks 4thpanda just watched the bit I missed on iplayer 

Going into garden soon


Posted: 07/03/2014 at 22:15

Yes Chicky the subtitles missed a big part thought they went off but no they were on

May be Iplayer has the whole thing in sound

I like the pulmonarias I have two plants this year


Posted: 07/03/2014 at 22:05

On GW we lost the pic for a small bit and sound for good 7mins had subtitles on but hard to read that fast

Nice flowers in his garden, like the rose garden Rachael went to

What a lot of water in Monty's garden



Posted: 07/03/2014 at 17:01

Just in for a late lunch have managed to wash up lots of seed trays and cell trays

It was so hot for a while thought I would get a sun tan, gone bit cold and grey now

Too hot for a coat then too hot for a jumper on - sitting out doing the washing up saw lots of bees around even a tree bumble 

Doughnuts in the house yummy

Just watched Alan T on ITV+1  33  he was planting up a container and all garden bits for front garden was bird houses on Wednesday and they were so amazingly made


Posted: 07/03/2014 at 12:28

Hello all

Sun has just come out here looks like I will be going into the garden soon to do something maybe washing more seed trays

Ask Alan

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 12:21

What is your best find/Treasure you have dug up in your garden?

I have found a spoon and this

Like it, but don't know what it is though


Posted: 07/03/2014 at 11:49

Obelixx -that looks great like the idea of the roof garden on top

Here is how it started

Here is the tools I have used crowbar, hammer, sledge hammer, ear protectors and gloves

This is part way through - the planks took of the back

 Here is how it looks now, nice tower of blocks and lots of planks of wood


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