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How to tackle completely overgrown garden?

Posted: 27/12/2013 at 20:43


I would tackle it bit by bit, if you find anything useful in the garden try to reuse it.

How about a wild flower area with bug houses using piles of wood

you can hire a petrol rotavator to help with the digging - make sure you cover the area after if you are not going to do anything for a bit with weed matting

Do a PH test on the soil, see what soil structer you have by getting a ball of soil in you hands see if it is clay - holds together really well or sandy falls apart well 

Have you took any photos like to see them?


Posted: 27/12/2013 at 19:39

Hello all

Here is pic I said I would put on white xmas just with the hail stones

I still feel bit rough can't swallow well sore and headake pain, the wind was well up last night must of been a bit more storm, had a look around garden think most things ok even though window poped out of garrage but still in one piece and plants got more squashed from bamboo fence

Here is a pic of how much the bulbs have grown since the last pic

Sure they have grown a bit

Great British Garden Revival

Posted: 27/12/2013 at 19:02

Maybe they will come back when the series starts again and show them all on iplayer


Posted: 25/12/2013 at 20:35

Stacey those books sound fab


Posted: 25/12/2013 at 20:31

Hello all you forkers, 4thPanda and Star gaze lily me feel like that made some great friends on here.

Bit of a hectic and stressful day, would be so bliss and peaceful - just to have a bit of time to myself, not feeling that great bit rough

Weather came though and we had a white xmas just for a small bit as it hailed down some ice, pic for another day

Are we going to have a pyjama party some when?  that would be a day of rest lounging around

Just eating some of the jam tarts I made yesterday


Posted: 24/12/2013 at 17:17

Here in Southampton fence panel broken fake fence bamboo look fence but everything else seems OK.  Bins emptied themselves out in the driveway so cleared this morning and lots of bits everywhere.

My delivery arrived Wiltshire farm foods some yummy food for the weekend

Dove when I looked around the garden you flew off and made me jump, so nice to see you again. Fairy really like cake pretty. Thanks for the comments all have a nice xmas all

Been making some jam tarts today pic below but jam kept escaping so look a little messy but tasty yummy and trying to rest watching TV, my feet hurt

This is the book I got the other day from the GC Wyevale only £7 pound then in the sale - really like it interesting reading so far


Posted: 23/12/2013 at 23:03

Goodie Verdun lets see if I can get to the log cabin to eat some of those biscuits - don't mind the rusty container as long as the food is fresh

I think the storm is here already


Posted: 23/12/2013 at 22:30

Still raining here as well

what colour is our log cabin, is it painted nicely on the inside? and filled with lots of goodie foods cake and biscuits


Posted: 23/12/2013 at 22:04

Hello all

Been a wet day and a bit windy day still windy was like this on Saturday - so could not go into the garden had to stay in so spent the day cleaning up the bathroom even using a toothbrush on the tiles, took most of day, so that's bathroom done.

Thanks KEF I need to get out the pastry for tomorrow from the freezer 

Resting now am bit tired


Posted: 22/12/2013 at 22:41

Hello forkers

Went to GC yesterday very wet and windy then, got some tree ties and a great book can't quite remember what name of it something like eco garden burton and ball book, came away with no plants but a discount voucher for Hilliers in January so will get plants then - found a nice yellow dogwood may get  - I do like it.

Fed the birds today and lots done inside cleaning

Like the biscuits yum yum taste good

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