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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 25/07/2016 at 08:48

Good morning , a very busy weekend with garden/allotment 


Hope the Judging goes well , anybody else in the street doing anything special ?


Another nice day in fact forecast for week is good , going on our Monday walk soon


Have a good day 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 21:23

Ginnagibs , you will be amazed with light now the trees gone and what grows  hope you enjoyed your 2 week break , have a go and enter a local show , it is nice to win but if not great fun


Been to plot to day o/h picked Shallotts which are drying in little plastic g/h at home , we put a new cover on it yesterday and cleaned it out 


Picked another tub of gooseberrys , amazed at quanty 


I intend to go to plot tommrow and did up secound early spuds , hope they have done better than earlies 


will also do a few more jobs as ever 


good news that somebody is taking on plot opposite our , which was a mess and full of weeds 


hope alls well with 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 21:11

Hello , early evening , cleaned water butts as nearly empty in stream at side of garden , the main  one was a bit smelly with sediment from roof , will fill them up tomorrow with water from stream 


Spent morning at allotment , will go there tomorrow to dig up some potatoes , clean a couple of beds where o/h has taken up shallots for pickling 


still sitting outside not long had dinner 


hope alls well with everybody  

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 17:39

Good evening , just having coffee in garden , lovely day , been up to allotment 


Just about to do a bit of gardening , next break will be a beer & cigar


Never been to Brighton , but sounds nice 


Hope everybody has had a good day

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 01:16

Hello all just got in , having cuppa before bed , been to friends for dinner and surprisingly still sober ! Must be the warm weather


Lantana , never been to Duxford but would like to , perhaps one day 


Very successful gardening day , weather been lovely and forecast for weekend good 


Sleep tight everybody 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 14:52

Hello , dahlias , I have a dahlia bed up at the allotment and I don't dig them up , just mulch over winter Did have some once that I dug up but they just went mouldy so have not bothered since 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 13:03

Hello everybody , picture of lavender bush & hollyhocks at front of house 


HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 13:02

Good afternoon everybody , in garden coffee break time , after our own air show 


Ealier we had the Lancaster Bomber , Spitfire , Hurricane and 2 Typhoons circling around , must be practising for a show some where , the Battle of Britain Flight is based at Conninsby Lincolnshire not that far away 


Hope alls well with everybody 

Help Save The Hedgehogs

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 10:33

Hello , yes been putting out fresh water 


weeks now since any poo , hope he/she returns , with this warm weather have been sitting outside and miss the snuffling sound that they make


was clearing the stream a couple weeks ago and saw the largest eel I have ever seen in the beck and on Monday saw a snake swimming down it - good to see


have a good day everybody

White Beetroot

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 10:28

Hello , yes it turned out to be quite common 


have a good day 

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